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Other Prevention Programs

Strengthening Indian Country through Tribal Youth Programs

U.S. Department of Justice

This report provides preliminary findings based on site visits with five Tribal Youth Programs in 2007 and 2008.

Characteristics of Effective Summer Learning Programs for Low-Income Youth

Child Trends

This fact sheet presents some emerging lessons from 11 summer learning programs that were evaluated using experimental research designs.

Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Fact Sheet

National Health Law Program

This fact sheet presents information on why the EPSDT program was implemented as well as information about the program's success in screening and treating eligible children.

Comorbidity: Addiction and Other Mental Illnesses

National Institute on Drug Abuse

This report gives an overview of what current research says about comorbidity of drug use disorders and other mental illnesses.

Suicide Risk and Prevention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Youth

Education Development Center, Inc.

This paper highlights the higher risk of suicidal behavior among lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth.

The Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC) Web site

Indian Country Child Trauma Center

The Indian County Trauma Center develops trauma-related treatment protocols, outreach materials, and service delivery guidelines specifically designed for American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN)

Recess Rules: Why the Undervalued Playtime May Be America's Best Investment for Healthy Kids and Healthy Schools

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

This report analyzes several sources of data to identify where opportunities for increasing children's physical activity exist and to understand the factors that contribute to or impair efforts to

National Center for School Engagement

Colorado Foundation for Families and Children

The National Center for School Engagement works to keep youth engaged in school and prevent truancy.

Best Practices Registry for Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

This best practices guide specific to suicide prevention is divided into three sections, including Evidence-Based Programs, Expert and Consensus Statements, and Adherence to Standards.

Delaying Second Births Among Adolescent Mothers: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of a Home-Based Mentoring Program

American Academy of Pediatrics

This American Academy of Pediatrics study examines whether home-based interventions are effective in reducing rapid repeat births (second birth within two years of first birth) among low income, bl