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  1. Salud y éxito

    The transition from childhood to adolescence presents pre-teens with many new health decisions. Although parents play an important role in helping their children make safe choices during this time, conversations about sensitive topics such as sex can ...

  2. Saving Sex for Later

    As children enter the critical years of early adolescence, they face the developmental challenges of puberty as well as mounting pressures to engage in risky behaviors. For minority youth living in economically stressed communities, early sexual ...

  3. Children’s Safety Network (CSN)

    Keeping kids safe is a priority for parents, teachers, and communities across the United States. It’s no easy task to address the broad range of children’s safety issues, including child maltreatment, home safety, pedestrian and motor vehicle-related ...

  4. Development and Evaluation of a Dementia Care Training and Implementation Initiative

    More families are taking on the responsibility of at-home care for elderly loved ones—including individuals with dementia. And, while research has identified effective strategies for enhancing the engagement and well-being of family members caring for ...

  5. HIV/AIDS & Mental Health Training Resource Center

    Millions of people with HIV are now able to live longer, healthier lives thanks to improvements in medical treatment and care. But this advance also brings its own challenges, including adhering to new and changing medication regimens and managing the ...

  6. National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

    Suicide takes life without regard to age, income, education, or race. It is the 10th leading cause of death for all Americans, and its heartbreaking legacy continues long after death. Fortunately, strong evidence suggests that a comprehensive public ...

  7. PTSD Coach Online

    Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) impacts up to 20 percent of veterans of the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Digital health tools hold enormous potential for helping them and other individuals coping with PTSD or life stress to manage symptoms ...

  8. Reducing Barriers to Help Seeking for Mental Health Problems

    Despite the availability of effective treatments for many mental health conditions, stigma remains a major barrier to help seeking among military service members. Increasing understanding and reducing stigma and related barriers are vital to promoting ...

  9. Safe in the City

    Health clinics for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) play an important role in fighting the spread of HIV. However, designing effective, meaningful HIV prevention programs for these clinics has often been a challenge because they are understaffed and ...

  10. Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)

    Suicide claims 40,000 lives each year, and it is the second leading cause of death among Americans aged 15–39. But with more attention being paid to suicide prevention than ever before, research, advocacy, and new health care initiatives promise to save ...