Analyzes data from repeated cross-sectional surveys that examine adolescent drug, alcohol, and substance use since 1975. Includes tables and charts for each type of drug and also breaks data out by subgroup.
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Presents a NCHS Health E-Stat study which examines suicide rates and methods among young adults aged 18–24, by sex and race and Hispanic origin, using recent mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS).
Summarizes the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey results. The survey results provide a national snapshot of what tobacco products today’s middle and high school youth are using, as well as emerging trends over time.
Includes information from a study funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that says a rapid teen substance abuse screening tool for clinicians can help a busy doctor flag a teen's substance abuse issues.
Summarizes a survey of American middle and high school students who were missing school and asked them why they skip and what they perceive the consequences to be.
Examines similarities in the poor academic experiences of children and youth in child welfare and juvenile justice, identifies common risk factors, reviews promising legal and policy reforms and evidence-informed practices, and focuses on ways to improve cross-system collaboration to improve educ...
Provides highlights from the Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition booklet.
Identifies the goals and conditions necessary to chart a path toward effective family engagement efforts that are linked to student achievement and school improvement.
Highlights important research and information related to the study of children and youth in social work. Identifies resources on domestic violence and family issues.
Highlights three successful models (Pennsylvania, Washington, DC and Minnesota) for sustaining school mental health services.