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Resiliency & Youth Development Program: National Initiatives & Resource Centers


1) National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Adolescents & Teens:

Healthy People 21 Critical Objectives for Adolescents

2) The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention
(CSAP) is the Federal organization with responsibility for improving accessibility and quality of substance abuse prevention services. CSAP promotes a comprehensive prevention system approach that includes community involvement and partnership among all sectors of society.

3) Search Institute - National research organization that created and promotes the Developmental Assets framework.

4) Forum for Youth Investment- a national organization dedicated to increasing the quality and quantity of youth investments and youth involvement through research advocacy and policy development.