Jean Frank Discusses YRBS Data, Protective Factors on Ideastream

Jean Frank, Director of Adolescent Surveillance & Evaluation, recently discussed the latest YRBS Middle School data and the role of protective factors with Ideastream reporter Lecia Bushak. Protective factors such as  participation in youth programs, talking with parents about school, being involved in school, feeling valued by the community, volunteering in the community, and academic achievement can help students build resiliency and lead to fewer risk behaviors

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Explore the 2018 YRBS Middle School data modules