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Community coalitions: Resolving the gap between research and practice for the prevention of youth mental, emotional, and behavioral problems
Tested and effective approaches are available to prevent mental, emotional, and behavioral problems in youth, but they are underutilized. Communities That Care (CTC) is a coalition-based strategy that creates a local infrastructure for prevention service delivery that facilitates the community-wide adoption of a scientific ...
A Meta-Analysis on the Relationship Between Child Maltreatment and Dating Violence in Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Objective: To investigate the relationship between experiencing child maltreatment and later involvement in an abusive dating relationship during adolescence and young adulthood (under the age of 25) and to examine possible moderators, including gender and maltreatment type. Method: This study was a meta-analysis comparing ...
An Examination of Novel Harm Reduction Interventions for Indigenous and Other Youth of Color
Alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among youth populations remains a pressing social issue in the United States. Young people who experiment with or regularly use AODs are at heightened risk for experiencing AOD-related harms such as mental health issues, overconsumption, and death. Among American Indian/Alaska Native/Indigenous ...