A study of 1,430 seventh-grade students reveals that many 7th-graders are dating and experiencing physical, psychological, and electronic dating violence. More than one in three students (37%) surveyed report being a victim of 'psychological dating violence' and nearly one in six (15%) report being a victim of 'physical dating violence.'
In a national survey, four in five physicians say patients’ social needs are as important to address as their medical conditions, and that unmet social needs are leading directly to worse health. Likewise, 80 percent do not feel confident in their capacity to address their patients' social needs given existing resource and time constraints.
Randomized control trial results suggest that strengthening recess transforms the school climate, paving the way for less bullying and more focus on learning. Research measured the effects of Playworks, which promotes safe, healthy play at recess and throughout the day at schools in 23 cities nationwide.