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MyVoice elevates the voices and experiences of young people to inform policies and programs that improve their lives.
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Adolescent NAM Report
MyVoice data used in a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report providing suggestions for funding holistic health programs, encouraging healthy behaviors
While 56% stated that drills made students more prepared for an active shooter event, there was a lack of consensus over whether they make schools safer—60% reported feeling unsafe, scared, helpless or sad as a result of experiencing active shooter drills.
The second edition of Reaching Teens from the AAP features quotes from MyVoice, in a chapter titled “The Traumatic Impact of Racism and Discrimination on Young People and How to Talk About It.” As Americans of all ages protest systemic racism in policing, many adults...
Why young people to Juul, despite the health risks? “It’s not just about the flavors, it’s about understanding the motivations for using these products, and their attitudes toward risk.” “Youth are more savvy than we think they are, and they’re using it because it’s about being cool and about the experimentation that happens naturally in adolescence. Reducing teen and young adult use of these products, especially under current policies, will require an evidence-based approach.”