Youth

Take Charge of Your Behavioral Health: A Guide for Young Adults in Rhode Island’s Behavioral Health System

Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities, and Hospitals.  February 16, 2018 A resource guide for Rhode Island youth and young adults who are transitioning from youth behavioral healthcare systems into adult healthcare systems. This guide helps... read more

Brain Development, Teen Behavior and Preventing Drug Use

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids There’s a reason that teenagers act the way they do. Understanding the brain science behind teenage behavior can help parents better prepare their kids to avoid drugs and alcohol. Click here for the full article. read more

ASPIRE Other Tools From Youth & Family Cancer Prevention Program

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 2018 ASPIRE is a free, bilingual, online tool that helps middle and high school teens learn about being tobacco free. It explains the dangers of tobacco and nicotine use, so they never start smoking.  Or, if they already... read more

CATCH MY BREATH: Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Program Webinar Slides

CATCH Global Foundation, January 2018 These webinar slides introduce the Catch My Breath: Youth E-Cigarette Prevention Program developed by the CATCH Global Foundation. CATCH stands for a Coordinated Approach to Child Health. By uniting multiple players in a child’s... read more

Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ): A Brief Instrument for the Pediatric Emergency Department

American Medical Association, Dec. 2012 OBJECTIVE: To develop a brief screening instrument to assess the risk for suicide in pediatric emergency department patients. DESIGN: A prospective, cross-sectional instrument-development study evaluated 17 candidate screening... read more

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