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Well-being

A young woman meditating.

6 Ways to Work Meditation Into Your Busy Day
Experts share easy ways youth and family service professionals can make 'mindfulness' part of their self-care routines.

Laurie Mazerbo
Diverse and happy young people

Learn How to Promote the Well-being of Youth and Families
Listen to an archived webinar about the five-domain framework developed by the Full Frame Initiative.

A young woman stands on the street at night.

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.

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.

A young woman holds a no bullying sign

Primary Sources: Cyber-Bullying Happens Less Often Than In-Person Bullying
But the two are related, say researchers who analyzed dozens of studies on both.

A young woman stands in front of a newly painted mural.

Primary Sources: How Social Connections Benefit Homeless Youth
A new study finds a clear relationship between a homeless young person's "social connectedness," self-esteem and resiliency.

Erika Petrelli

NCFY Voices: Remembering to 'Just Be'
Listen to Erika Petrelli talk about how youth workers can stay grounded and grateful in the face of burnout.

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.

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