Items of Interest: Guidelines and Manual

The National Guidelines for Child and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Care offers best practices, implementation strategies, and practical guidance for the design and development of services that meet the needs of children, youth, and their families experiencing a behavioral health crisis.

The American College of Preventative MedicineStrategic Roadmap for the Integration of Tobacco Use and Dependence–Provides a vision on the future of tobacco cessation interventions in clinical health care settings, the importance of tobacco screening, health system-level supports, and evidenced-based tobacco dependence treatment use, provider awareness and intervention strategies, community part

SAMHSA has produced a manual to provide guidlines for reducing vaping among youth and young adults. This guide supports health care providers, systems, and communities seeking to prevent vaping. It describes relevant research findings, examines emerging and best practices, identifies knowledge gaps and implementation challenges, and offers useful resources.