Safety

Resources: Crisis Helplines

If someone's life is in danger, call 911 or your local emergency number. We have shared crisis support services for specific needs.

Archived Webinar: Pushing Educational Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds

This archived webinar features their instrumental recommendations to help all students achieve educational success and incorporate student voices in decision-making.

Resource: 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results

The 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System results present a promising picture for some behaviors and experiences among high school students; however, other areas reveal that teens are still engaging in behaviors that put them at risk.

Resource: Dear Adult Leaders: #ListenToYouth

This four-week series from America's Promise Alliance and The 74 shares open letters from high school students to decision-makers in their states and communities that call for specific actions to address issues that arose from a recent town hall as top-of-mind for young people. One call to action was abundantly clear: young people want decision-makers to take their ideas and experiences into consideration. Not only because it’s the right thing to do—it’s also the smart thing to do.

Resources to Support Youth and Families During the Coronavirus COVID-19 Outbreak

These can be difficult times for young people and those who work with them. Learn more about the respiratory illness coronavirus COVID-19 here. Below are resources on topics affecting youth and how supportive adults can help. Click on the arrows to find resources on each topic.

Resources by Topic

NEW! Vaccines

Resource: Tip Sheets on Everyday Parenting Topics

These tip sheets are designed for service providers to share with parents and caregivers in the context of a particular concern or question. They can be downloaded individually or as a packet in English and Spanish.

Resource: UPDATED COVID-19 Guidance for School Settings

CDC’s Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) updated Guidance for School Settings is based on what is currently known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease and will be updated as needed and as additional information becomes available.

Resource: Safer In​ternet Day

OJJDP’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Forces are highlighting Safer Internet Day, which is an awareness-raising campaign to promote the safe and respectful use of digital technology, especially among children and youth.