Provides research showing that the "capacity to identify, manage, and recover from painful emotions," as well as relationships with trusted adults, help protect adolescents from suicide attempts even in the face of risk factors such as depression.
Highlights data gathered in the 2009 Monitoring the Future study of American youth. Examines the explanatory effects of competitive sports participation on alcohol consumption and marijuana use as well as the nonmedical use of prescription pain relievers among American high school seniors.
Provides a series of webinars that address campus public safety, how positive school climate can enhance school safety, and incorporating the needs of international students into emergency planning and management.
Provides educators with an overview of the issue of minor sex trafficking and suggests specific steps that schools can take to respond to signs of trafficking among its students. It also offers suggestions for how State Coordinators for Homeless Education and local homeless education liaisons can help guide their states’ and school districts’ efforts to address trafficking within schools.