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MyVoice

MyVoice elevates the voices and experiences of young people to inform policies and programs that improve their lives.

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MyVoice is an interactive SMS platform that gathers the real-time opinions and experiences of youth across America.

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See some of our current research priorities and expert output across academia, popular media, and public policy advocacy.

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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

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New Research: Many youth say active shooter drills are harmful

New Research: Many youth say active shooter drills are harmful

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.

MyVoice explains Why Youth Juul in a new JAMA Pediatrics paper

MyVoice explains Why Youth Juul in a new JAMA Pediatrics paper

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.”

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