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Youth and Young Adults

Find resources that support youth and young adult leadership in recovery programs.

Youth and young adults are powerful agents of change in behavioral health care. Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) works with Youth M.O.V.E. National, Young People in Recovery, and others to support recovery and advance youth and young adult leadership.

Help for Youth and Young Adult-Led Youth Programs

BRSS TACS offers intensive, individualized technical assistance to help achieve goals and maximize impact. Subject matter experts can help adult-led youth programs develop:

  • Organizational infrastructure
  • Sustainability planning
  • Leadership and succession planning
  • Youth peer support programs

Examples of technical assistance include:

  • Coaching, training, and intensive consultation
  • Making peer-to-peer connections
  • Providing resources

Learn more about BRSS TACS training and technical assistance.

Increasing Youth Engagement and Empowerment

BRSS TACS helps programs, organizations, and systems strengthen youth engagement and voice. Our team includes youth and young adult leaders with expertise in implementing models in a range of settings and can deliver consultation, resources, training, and facilitation.

Youth and Young Adult Resources

The following are youth and young adult resources developed by BRSS TACS’ partners. Please read the SAMHSA.gov Exit Disclaimer for more information on resources from non-federal websites.

Access video trainings on youth and young adults, parents and families, and other topics.

Last Updated: 09/28/2018