People 2020: Learn about progress made toward achieving the Healthy
People 2020 Mental Health Leading Health Indicators. You'll also hear
how one community organization is implementing the Sources of Strength
Program to prevent suicide among youth.
New research shows that witnessing traumatic events, like domestic
violence, shootings, or even fighting, can impact the physical
development of a child's brain - potentially leading to lifelong health
and social issues. But you can help reverse the effects. This Changing
Minds interactive info-graphic will teach you about the science of childhood trauma, and how five everyday gestures can make a world of difference.
Urban Institute: This report
focuses on LGBTQ youth who become involved in the commercial sex market
to meet basic survival needs, describing their physical, mental, and
sexual health issues, substance use, and experiences with service
MYVP is intended to demonstrate the effectiveness of integrating public
health and community policing approaches to reduce disparities in
access to public health services, reduce violent crimes, and improve the
health and well-being of at-risk minority male youth in targeted
communities of color through a joint collaborative that includes a
public health agency and law enforcement agency.
ACT for Youth Center of Excellence
ACT (Assets Coming Together) for Youth connects positive youth
development resources and research to practice in New York State and
beyond. Visit the Center of Excellence at