Youth Prevention and Wellness Blog

Should Parents Use Contracts to Shape Teen Behavior?

Should Parents Use Contracts to Shape Teen Beha...

Home contracts help parents communicate clear behavior guidelines to their teens.  By having teens involved in writing the contract and signing it with the parents/guardians, it increases their accountability and...

Should Parents Use Contracts to Shape Teen Beha...

Home contracts help parents communicate clear behavior guidelines to their teens.  By having teens involved in writing the contract and signing it with the parents/guardians, it increases their accountability and...

10 Ways Prevention Plus Wellness Differs from Other Prevention Programs

10 Ways Prevention Plus Wellness Differs from O...

The need for evidence-based and evidence-informed substance use prevention programs has never been greater, with a seemingly constant stream of new reports in the media about deaths, injury and serious...

10 Ways Prevention Plus Wellness Differs from O...

The need for evidence-based and evidence-informed substance use prevention programs has never been greater, with a seemingly constant stream of new reports in the media about deaths, injury and serious...

Using Lifestyle Branding to Market Substance Abuse Services

Using Lifestyle Branding to Market Substance Ab...

Organizations that provide substance abuse services have a problem selling what they have to offer.  Many people just aren’t buying it.    Whether it’s substance abuse prevention, treatment or recovery, we...

Using Lifestyle Branding to Market Substance Ab...

Organizations that provide substance abuse services have a problem selling what they have to offer.  Many people just aren’t buying it.    Whether it’s substance abuse prevention, treatment or recovery, we...

Epidemic of Multiple Health Risks Among US Youth

Epidemic of Multiple Health Risks Among US Youth

Both youth and adults in the US are likely to experience multiple health risks.  National data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that millions of American adolescents...

Epidemic of Multiple Health Risks Among US Youth

Both youth and adults in the US are likely to experience multiple health risks.  National data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that millions of American adolescents...

Solving the Multiple Health Risk Epidemic Among America's Youth

Solving the Multiple Health Risk Epidemic Among...

There are three approaches to addressing the epidemic of multiple and co-occurring risk behaviors harming America’s youth and adults.  They include dealing with the problem in a: 1) piecemeal fashion,...

Solving the Multiple Health Risk Epidemic Among...

There are three approaches to addressing the epidemic of multiple and co-occurring risk behaviors harming America’s youth and adults.  They include dealing with the problem in a: 1) piecemeal fashion,...

Prevention Plus Wellness and the National Health Education Standards

Prevention Plus Wellness and the National Healt...

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) were created to establish, promote and support health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels.   The NHES are written expectations for what students should...

Prevention Plus Wellness and the National Healt...

The National Health Education Standards (NHES) were created to establish, promote and support health-enhancing behaviors for students in all grade levels.   The NHES are written expectations for what students should...