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Safety

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SAMHSA's KnowBullying App Provides Bullying Prevention Advice at Your Fingertips
KnowBullying, a free smartphone app created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), provides parents, caretakers, educators, and others with information and communication support to help prevent bullying and build resilience in children.

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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.

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'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.

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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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This Father's Day, Encourage a Terrific Father to Spread His Knowledge
The Fatherhood Initiative offers many resources for active fathers and dads who may be navigating the juridical system.

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Promoting Fatherhood Where It’s Needed Most
This issue of NCFY Reports is dedicated to helping Family and Youth Services Bureau grantees and other social service providers work with fathers.

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Resource Roundup: Community Violence
Youth violence and crime affect a community's economic health, as well as individuals' physical and mental health and well-being. Learn more about federal resources that can help youth be safe and prevent community violence.

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Bright Idea: Five Ways to Help Your Library Become an Ally to Youth
By reaching out to your local branch, particularly to the librarians focused on teens and young adults, you can better prepare library staff to assist homeless young people.

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Primary Sources: How Can Communities Help Prevent Dating Violence?
A new study looks at young people's perceptions of anti-dating-violence efforts in their communities.

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