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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.

Primary Sources: How Setbacks in Youth-Led Projects Promote Strategic Thinking

April 9, 2014

Researchers at the University of Illinois wanted to see if doing real-world projects, with support from adults, helps young people establish and pursue goals.

Small-Picture Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Four Things to Do When Teen Birth Rates Don’t Decline

April 8, 2014

Even when teen pregnancy rates go down in the long-term, setbacks can still happen from year to year. Two South Carolina programs share how they respond to such news.

Primary Sources: Community Service Boosts Young People’s Development—If It’s Done Right

April 4, 2014

A chapter in "Handbook of Child Well-Being" scans the research to pinpoint the factors that make community service beneficial for young people.

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