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A Research-Based Guide to Helping Teens Deal With Drug Abuse

April 10, 2014

People are most likely to begin abusing drugs—and that includes tobacco, alcohol, and illegal and prescription drugs—as teens and young adults. Learn about ways to help teens struggling with addiction from a new guide by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

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Learn How You Can Help Families Support Their LGBTQ Children

April 3, 2014

A new publication from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration can help you put the Family Acceptance Project's “family intervention” approach into practice.

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Help Youth Explore Careers and Gain Skills

March 28, 2014

Two new resources from the Department of Labor can help you point youth down the right career path and prepare them to succeed.

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A Federal Website Helps Teens Understand the Real Cost of Smoking

March 26, 2014

The Food and Drug Administration's Center for Tobacco Products offers young people straight talk about getting hooked on smoking.


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