This tip sheet provides an overview of substance use among pregnant and parenting youth along with its impact and strategies for addressing substance use among pregnant and parenting youth.
Spearheaded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) and the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS), this observance brings attention to the runaway and homeless youth crisis and shares solutions to address it.
Teen sexting can carry with it harmful and lasting consequences, and most teens are unaware of the legal implications of sending a sext without consent. This infographic highlights what sexting is, why it is risky, and how teens can protect themselves and others from the harmful effects of sexting.
It turns out that children who show the ability to delay gratification are more likely to have successful outcomes as young adults, including more years of schooling, better coping skills to manage stress, and higher self-esteem. This tip sheet explores what self-regulation is, what factors influence its development in children, and how programs can use self-regulation concepts to help their youth make responsible decisions.