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Prevention Research Centers: 30 Years of Building Healthier Communities

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PRC Publishes Guide to Help Teen Development

Johns Hopkins University PRC wrote and released The Teen Years Explained in 2010. This guide described mental development throughout the teen years and how it influences risk assessment, sexual behavior, identity formation, and other aspects of growth. More than 11,000 copies of the book are in use, and over 550 people have been trained to use the book.