The comprehensive community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances: Evaluation reports to Congress


Type:  Report
Author:  ICF Macro
Publisher:  Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This series of reports presents outcomes from the national evaluation of the cohort of nine demonstration grants, involving community mental health services for children with serious emotional disturbances, initially funded in FY 2010. The report also presents information about the FY2011–2015 Expansion and Sustainability grants. It tracks reduction in suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. Grantees’ success in implementing systems of care based on core values—cultural and linguistic competence, family-driven and youth-guided care, community based, and least restrictive environment—is also highlighted in this report.

Populations:  Youth, Children Ages 12 and Younger, Adolescents, Racial and Ethnic Groups
Settings:  Behavioral Health Care, Family Members and Caregivers, Justice System, Juvenile Justice System
About Suicide:  Data and Statistics, Behavioral Health Disorders, Depression/Bipolar, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Substance Abuse, Suicidal Thoughts and Behavior, Ideation, Attempts
Planning and Implementing:  Program Evaluation, Cultural Competence, Strategic Planning, Promoting Mental Health