The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Youth Engagement Guidance: Strategies, Tools, and Tips for Supportive and Meaningful Youth Engagement in Federal Government-Sponsored Meetings and Events
The purpose of this Guidance is to provide federal staff and contractors with strategies, tools, and tips for appropriately engaging youth in governmentsponsored
events and meetings in order to:
  • Help ensure a positive, supportive, and meaningful experience for youth
  • Support SAMHSA in gaining valuable input and perspectives from youth
  • Demonstrate and role model best practices for engaging youth