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Research Roundup: Dating Abuse and Bullying are Related Problems, Online and in Person
Research shows that connected teens perpetrate and experience bullying online and in person.

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Sex Trafficking and Sexual Abuse -- How Similar Are Their Effects on Young Victims?
To find out, researchers analyzed data collected from 215 young people when they received help from trauma centers belonging to the National Child Traumatic Stress Network.

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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?

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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.

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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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