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Drug Addiction: Step-by-Step Guides for Seeking Help

NIDA has released new step-by-step guides both for those seeking help to overcome drug addiction and their loved ones. The guides are presented in a simple Q&A format with accompanying videos and are customized into four categories: (1) teens seeking help, (2) adults seeking help, (3) parents/guardians seeking help for their teen/young adult child, and (4) those trying to help an adult loved one.

America’s Young Adults, 2014

The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics recently released America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014, a statistical snapshot of the health, education, and well-being of America's young adults.

Federal Partners in Transition

FPT, a workgroup with representatives of several federal agencies, supports all youth, including youth with disabilities, in successfully transitioning from school to adulthood.

Correctional Education Guidance Package

A new guidance package released by Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Attorney General Eric Holder helps ensure that incarcerated youth get the quality education they deserve.

Federal Bureau of Prisons's Daddy-Daughter Dance

The Federal Bureau of Prisons (Bureau) held a Daddy-Daughter Dance on November 4, 2014, for offenders in the federal detention center in Miami, Florida. This event is an example of the Bureau’s latest efforts to reach out to the children and families of offenders in their care, to renew relationships and strengthen bonds.

Got Transition? Six Core Elements for Improving the Transition From Pediatric To Adult Health Care

Got Transition has updated the clinical resources on transition from pediatric to adult health care. The Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition (Version 2.0) defines the basic components of transition support. Got Transition also launched its redesigned website, www.GotTransition.org.

Financial Empowerment Toolkit

Financial Empowerment ToolkitAccording to the White House, more than 400,000 children are in the U.S. foster care system, and more than 100,000 children are waiting to be adopted. Every year, 23,000 of these youth age out of foster care without a permanent placement.