Teen dating violence occurs in nearly 1.5 million high school students across the country. Ultimately, prevention and intervention are sought to stop teen dating violence (TDV) before it begins. At the school level, the National Institute of Justice suggests that interventions at the school-level combined with those in the classroom produced ideal outcomes in lower levels of dating conflicts and sexual harassment.
The role of today's school counselor evolved from the creation of vocational guidance provided by teachers after the Industrial Revolution. From mental health education to career preparation, the professional school counselor has grown to become an essential occupation for the academic, career, and social/emotional development for every student.
"National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week" is a week long observance of national health to promote teenage awareness of the effects of alcohol and drugs. How much about substance use do you know? [...]
On December 13, 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act became a law. This law contains provisions for research of genetic, lifestyle, and environmental impacts of disease to the National Institute for Health, increase funding for cancer research, and an investment to BRAIN. [...]