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April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Researchers examine a large sample of national magazines over five years to determine whether the types of alcohol beverages advertised were those consumed by underage youths.
March 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment promotes the separation of adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment services as a benchmark for treatment quality. This report isolates organizational characteristics that determine the availability and quality of adolescent-only treatment for substance abuse.
December 9, 2008 | News Release
New poll reveals that parents see school playground as key to helping kids stay physically active, focused in the classroom.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. This study investigated associations between soda taxes and body mass index (BMI) in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the period 1997-2006.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported that roughly 14.5 percent of U.S. high school students considered suicide in 2006. This study used focus groups to uncover common beliefs about teen suicide
September 1, 2005 | Journal Article
This article explores the role of changing images of drug use in rap music from the 1970s to the 1990s.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children's Futures, a 10-year RWJF initiative, developed a comprehensive, citywide program in Trenton, N.J. focusing on the critical time period of prenatal care to age three to ensure health and school readiness. This article explores the initiative's first five years, the available results and lessons learned.
September 24, 2009 | News Release
Education initiative from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Playworks would reclaim 100,000 hours of lost class time at low-income schools.
September 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Program creates positive relationships in the community for young people previously involved in crime and drugs.