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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.

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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.

A father and son having a chat.

From The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids: 'The Intervention eBook: What to Do if Your Child Is Drinking or Using Drugs'
In honor of National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, we highlight an accessible guide to intervening when a young person has trouble with drugs or alcohol.

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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Primary Sources: Researchers Propose Key Role for Schools in Meeting Mental Health Needs of Homeless Students
Young people who experience homelessness are at high risk for mental health problems.

Two young women graduating from school.

How Are America's Young Adults Doing? New Report Takes a Look
There are 31.2 million young adults in the United States. Much of the news about them is positive.

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 young man sits with his head in his hands.

What Is Toxic Stress and How Can You Help Young People Experiencing It?
The Center for Youth Wellness' new whitepaper, "An Unhealthy Dose of Stress," highlights the challenges children face when exposed, over and over, to "adverse" experiences.

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