Summarizes focus groups with young people in eight drop-in centers and youth shelters in New York City. These discussions centered on how experiences of homelessness, and the issues accompanying it, impact young people’s ability to enter and complete a postsecondary pathway of their choosing — whether entering college, a high-quality job training program, or a meaningful career path.
Transcribes a podcast between Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and Rich Lucey, a prevention program manager at the Drug Enforcement Administration. They discuss National Drug and Alcohol Facts week, drug use among college students, her advice to prevention professionals, and more.
Provides information about eighteen colleges and universities that were awarded grants from Truth Initiative to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states.
Presents results of a survey of illicit drug, alcohol, and tobacco use among people 12 years of age and older. Includes national estimates of the rates of use, trends, numbers of users, and other measures, such as youth-related prevention measures.
Shares the results of the 2016 biennial survey of college parents. The findings of this report are consistent with two prior research studies and confirm that “college families are an important source of support for increasing student success and college completion.”
Contains one-page program summary of the 4 Examples of Excelencia and the 16 finalist programs making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. These programs do not serve Latino students exclusively, but each program disaggregates their data and can demonstrate success with Latino students.
Recognizes selected programs that are making a positive difference in the educational achievement of Latino students in higher education. Although these programs do not serve Latino students exclusively, data demonstrate that they have been successful with this population.
Examines non-medical prescription drug use, including the reasons for and consequences of use, access to prescription drugs and perceptions of use among students. The purpose of the survey is to understand the non-medical use of prescription drugs among college students.
Explores how colleges and universities inspire students to achieve and looks closely at the source and nature of college mentoring relationships. This nationally representative study of U.S. college graduates examines whether graduates received career-related advice during college, as well as the helpfulness of the guidance they received.