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Safety

Two young people cuddle a dog.

Primary Sources: Owning Pets Has Pros and Cons for Homeless Youth
Researchers surveyed homeless youth in LA to learn how having pets affected their lives.

Robin Petering

Q&A: Robin Petering on Homeless Youth and Gangs
Why do some homeless youth become involved in gangs and other street-based communities?

A young woman looks over her shoulder at other young women

Primary Sources: Is There More Than One Kind of Bullying?
A new study finds that the severity of peer violence and how long it takes place makes a difference in young people's response to it.

Three homeless teens sit in a playground.

Primary Sources: How Do Homeless Youth Decide What's Safe?
A researcher followed 18 homeless youth for several years to uncover what influences their decision making.

A cell phone displays the KnowBullying app.

SAMHSA's KnowBullying App Provides Bullying Prevention Advice at Your Fingertips
A free smartphone app created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration aims to prevent bullying and build resilience in children.

A huge group of hands meet in a show of teamwork.

Five Must-Haves for Disaster Preparedness at Youth- and Family-Serving Organizations
Planning ahead is the key to protecting families and youth when an emergency strikes.

A smiling young woman.

'Don't Call Them Dropouts'
A report from America's Promise Alliance asks why young people leave high school and what might bring them back.

A Latino father outdoors with his son.

Q&A: Helping Dads See Their Positive Impact on Teens' Sexual Health
New York University Professor Vincent Guilamo-Ramos and his colleagues have set out to learn more about the impact fathers have on their children’s sexual health.

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