Evaluates three new promising approaches to addressing food and housing insecurity. All three programs were developed by community colleges and their partners based on their local needs, resources, and opportunities.
Demonstrates the many ways Ontario’s universities, students, faculty and staff are improving their communities through partnerships that spark service learning or community-based opportunities that enrich the learning experience and also improve lives. This report also touches on the economic impact of universities – locally, provincially and nationally.
Examines the association between major depressive episode (MDE), self-rated overall health, and selected health conditions (including asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, obesity, and diabetes) among adolescents in a U.S. nationally representative sample.Combined data from the 2005 to 2014 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs) showed worse overall health ratings among those with past year MDE compared with those without past year MDE.
Supports the continued transformation of our nation’s juvenile justice systems in a manner that adheres to its primary responsibilities while effectively incorporating the research-based knowledge about adolescent development into practice.
Summarizes the points made in President Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address, in which he reinforced the message that education plays an important role in our country. Includes excerpts from the speech, education priorities, and details about educators and students present in the first lady's viewing area.
Describes the impact of violence on public health and safety and encourages a spectrum of prevention approach that includes individuals, community education, fostering coalitions, updating organizational policies, and influencing policy. Lastly, identifies key risk factors and suggests and integrated strategy for action.
Links to the Girlshealth website. Provides information and resources to girls around nutrition, what types of foods to eat, healthy weight goals, and more. Includes a glossary, food facts quiz, and links to more information.