Search institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development in ages 3-5
Search institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development in ages 5-9
Search institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development in ages 8-12
Search institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development in ages 12-18
State- and local-level prevention practitioners are well-positioned to more effectively address the diverse substance use, misuse, and related behavioral health needs of the populations they serve, including traditionally underserved groups such as boys and young men of color.
Justice Leaders Collaborative has compiled, tweaked, and edited a number of activities that we have led and participated in through our roles as teachers, youth workers, afterschool programmers, social workers, and parents. We have also created a number of new activities that are included in this handbook. We do not claim ownership of any of the activities found in this handbook.
The Thriving Youth Task Force (TYTF) is a volunteer coalition that brings together local community organizations to promote and empower positive youth development and mental health, with the goal of reducing teen substance use.
Governments, schools, foundations, and nonprofit organizations fund programs to improve outcomes for children and youth, so it is important that these programs actually achieve their desired outcomes.
Student Leadership Services, Inc. (SLS) is a Michigan-based non-profit dedicated to ensuring our youth remain safe, healthy, and alcohol and drug free. SLS accomplishes this through innovative student-led prevention programs, trainings and events for students and adults. Since its inception in 1982, SLS has empowered students and adults to create safe, supportive, interactive and engaging student-led environments so that they can lead change in their communities.