Positive youth development: Using strengths to address alcohol abuse and suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native youth


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Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

This information brief introduces prevention practitioners to the positive youth development framework as an effective approach to preventing alcohol abuse and suicide among Native youth. Prevention practitioners working in Indian Country can use this resource to inform their prevention planning and guide their selection of effective prevention interventions.

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