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If you are working with young people as a coach, mentor, youth group leader, teacher, or involved parent OR if you have chosen to draw close to a young person as a surrogate parent, grandparent, or close friend - you are doing a GOOD WORK!
Further, if you are an involved parent, please consider extending your love and expertise to your child's friends who may be in need.
Youth and young adults are often at-risk for mental health disorders. They are experiencing increased risk of physical and emotional abandonment. They are living in a world of fewer and fewer absolutes -- which leaves them searching or too discouraged to search for something "solid" to hold onto
How can families (and supportive friends) influence and support their youth as they transition into adulthood?
taken from youth.gov resource