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Resiliency & Youth Development Program: National Initiatives & Resource Centers


1) National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Adolescents & Teens:
http://www.cdc.gov/health/adolescent.htm
Healthy People 21 Critical Objectives for Adolescents
http://youth.ucsf.edu/nahic/2010companiondoc.html

2 ) The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
(CSAP) is the Federal organization with responsibility for improving accessibility and
quality of substance abuse prevention services. CSAP promotes a comprehensive
prevention system approach that includes community involvement and partnership
among all sectors of society.
http://prevention.samhsa.gov


3 ) Search Institute - National research organization that created and promotes the Developmental Assets framework.
http://search-institute.org

4 ) Forum for Youth Investment- a national organization dedicated to increasing the quality and quantity of youth investments and youth involvement through research advocacy and policy development. http://www.forumforyouthinvestment.org