How to discuss weight (and how not to, as well)
Don't stigmatize, don't judge and provide important information, young people reveal
Privacy, honest communication key in building trust with young people, providers
While most believe what is discussed behind closed doors should stay there, young people do have other concerns.
A Policy is Born
Katherine, an integrative designer, has worked to demystify the policymaking process and found ways to add in the magic of MyVoice
Sexting at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) conference
Leading research in the area is Kiren, a MyVoice member and interventionist for the Child Health and Wellbeing Lab at the University of Michigan. Kiren recently shared findings on sexting at the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine annual conference ...
MyVoice 2018 Annual Report
The 2018 MyVoice Annual Report is a token of gratitude to the 1500+ voices, and 340,000+ text messages, from youth across all 50 states. It's an act of love, in service of our mission.
Pop Up Events in Michigan
MyVoice is a national survey project, but our roots in southeast Michigan and the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. This summer, MyVoice has been co-hosting local pop-up events. It's given us a chance to meet youth and families and to listen to what ...
In the News: Youth Opinion on Gun Laws
From BuzzFeed to the American Medical Association, folks are talking about MyVoicers’ thoughts and opinions on gun regulations. MyVoice recently published a research paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association – Pediatrics.
Who We Are
We're a group of researchers, students, advocates, and peers, invested in promoting youth voice in every major issue facing America. Find out who we are and what we do.
MyVoice in Washington DC
Members of the MyVoice team traveled to the nation’s Capitol to share findings from several MyVoice surveys at the national conference for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
Introducing Youth Policy Connect: A MyVoice Data Service
MyVoice is piloting a new free research data service for policymakers. We offer a portfolio of data and research services, providing organizations across the country the real time data and analysis need to make informed youth-centered decisions.
MyVoice Policy Sprint: Tobacco Laws
A public health and policy team from the University of Michigan (U-M) analyzed the health and economic impact of enacting Tobacco 21 in the state, and their recommendations are based, in part, on the responses of MyVoicers in Michigan.
MyVoice presents at Academy Health conference in Washington D.C.
Members of the research team travel to Washington D.C. to present youth perspectives on the transition to adult care, need for mental and behavioral health care coverage.
Teaming up to create a successful path
MyVoice partners with the National Academy of Medicine for new national report on adolescence