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Did You Know?

 

Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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August 23, 2019
  • Youth who feel engaged and supported at school and at home are less likely to experience negative health outcomes related to mental health, violence, sexual risks, and substance use later in life.
  • CDC research found that students who felt more connected in their schools and to their families during adolescence experienced a 48% to 66% lower riskexternal icon of poor health outcomes in adulthood.
  • Schools, families, and healthcare providers can take steps to promote connectedness among youth, leading to healthier adults.

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Page last reviewed: August 23, 2019