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Resiliency & Youth Development Program: National Initiatives & Resource Centers

1) National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Adolescents & Teens:
Healthy People 21 Critical Objectives for Adolescents

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.

3 ) Search Institute - National research organization that created and promotes the Developmental Assets framework.

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.