New Report Now Available: Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality announces the release of a new short report, Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States. The report, based on data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Vital Statistics System, analyzes suicide attempts and suicide death rates […]

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New Report Now Available: Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States

SAMHSA’s Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality announces the release of a new short report, Suicidality and Death by Suicide Among Middle-Aged Adults in the United States. The report, based on data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health and the National Vital Statistics System, analyzes suicide attempts and suicide death rates […]

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2017 Domestic Violence Awareness Tool-kit now available

Since 1981, October has been commemorated as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The observance serves to educate communities, individuals, couples and families about Family Advocacy Program services and other community resources that can help prevent, raise awareness of community responsibility and resources for addressing domestic abuse. Articles: Domestic Abuse: Military Reporting Options How to Help […]

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Take a Stand Against Older Adult Falls

Today is officially the first day of fall! CDC, in conjunction with the National Council on Aging (NCOA), also celebrates the 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day (#FPAD2017). Each year, more than one in four older adults aged 65 and older will fall. Among older Americans, falls are the number one cause of injuries and […]

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New SAMHDA Data Available

The enhanced Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) has added new data files to its archive! These new files include the following data sets: 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Public-Use Files: A major source of statistical information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco and on mental health issues among […]

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National Prevention Strategy: America’s Plan for Better Health and Wellness

Prevention should be woven into all aspects of our lives, including where and how we live, learn, work and play. Everyone—government, businesses, educators, health care institutions, communities and every single American—has a role in creating a healthier nation. The National Prevention Strategy is a comprehensive plan that will help increase the number of Americans who […]

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