Provides a a free, online course, DATING MATTERS, available to educators, school personnel, youth mentors, and others dedicated to improving teen health.
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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).
Highlights research describing and evaluating two family-based approaches to preventing teen dating violence to determine if strong parent-teen relationships and open communication lead to healthy dating relationships free of abuse.
Presents the personal experiences of an anti-trafficking advocate and survivor and provides some of her insights on what it takes to identify and support trafficked young people.
Introduces the National Sexual Violence Resource Center's user-friendly guide to help professionals working with youth experiencing both homelessness and sexual violence.
Covers topics such as victimization, teacher injury, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, and drug and alcohol use, among others. The Department of Education and Department of Justice released the 17th annual report on school crime and student safety.
Monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults, including: behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases...
Provides three toolkits trainers can use to foster safe and supportive learning environments: (1) Creating Safe and Respectful Environments in Our Nation’s Classrooms assists teachers in preventing and intervening in bullying behavior in the classroom; (2) Creating a Safe and Respect...
Involves a collaborative effort from researchers and organizations to assist high-risk communities in implementing and evaluating a multifaceted, science-based approach for reducing youth violence.
Explores characteristics of both healthy and unhealthy dating relationships, provides strategies for assessing whether dating abuse is occurring and how to intervene when required, provides guidance on norms and policies schools may employ, and provides extensive resources to key support staff in...