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Youth making a heart with their hands

This youth-focused infographic describes characteristics of relationships, ranging from healthy to unhealthy to abusive. It provides tips and strategies to support healthy relationships and resolve conflicts, as well as resources youth can reach out to for help.

thought mapping

Learn about conceptual models that identify a range of factors that research shows may influence youth decision making, sexual behavior, and related outcomes.

adult working with teen in foster care

This resource guide provides information and resources that the Children’s Bureau and Family and Youth Services Bureau promote to encourage the healthy development of children and youth in foster care. 

Event logo with the text National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week: Shatter the Myths

Teens often get conflicting or inaccurate information about drugs and alcohol from friends, family, and the media. Help these youth stay safe and reach their goals by setting the facts straight. Take part in this year’s National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week.

 

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WE’RE NOT DONE YET

Vulnerable Youth Remain at Greatest Risk for Teen Pregnancy

Youth in foster care are 2x more likely to become pregnant by age 19 than other youth.
Hispanic and black teen girls are about 2-3 time more likely to give birth than white teen girls
Lesbian and bisexual teens have 2x the risk of unintended pregnancy than their heterosexual peers.
430,000 youth in 2014 were served by Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program grantees

You can help  Prep Teens for the Future

thought mapping

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Youth Sexual Risk Avoidance & Cessation Models

Learn about conceptual models that identify a range of factors that research shows may influence youth decision making, sexual behavior, and related outcomes.

Page last updated: March 3, 2020
adult working with teen in foster care

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Addressing the Needs of Youth in Foster Care

This resource guide provides information and resources that the Children’s Bureau and Family and Youth Services Bureau promote to encourage the healthy development of children and youth in foster care. 

Page last updated: March 3, 2020
Teens talking and using phones and laptops

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Empowering Youth to Make Healthy Decisions

Engaging youth to make healthy decisions about their lives and futures is an important cornerstone of any adolescent pregnancy prevention program. This webinar helps grantees, community-based organizations, and any person or group that works with youth learn effective strategies to engage youth and empower them to make the best choices for their lives. 

Page last updated: March 5, 2020
students in classroom

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PREP Performance Indicators: Youth Participants’ Characteristics and Outcomes

This brief summarizes key characteristics of youth participants in programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), which aims to reduce teen pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and associated risk behaviors. The research questions addressed in the brief include:

  1. Whom did PREP programs serve?
  2. Where did PREP implement programming for youth?
  3. How did youth respond to the PREP programs?

 

Page last updated: November 14, 2018
Photo of diverse family members

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Inputs and Outcomes: PREP Programs Serving Youth in Foster Care - PREP Snapshot

This brief summarizes key characteristics of programs funded through the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) that reported at least half of the youth they served were in foster care. 

Page last updated: August 14, 2018

Red Ribbon Week

Page last updated: October 18, 2018