The Strong African American Families Program Improves Lives of Rural African American Youth
Video with transcript, describing a program developed by the Center for Family Research at the University of Georgia, designed to foster wellbeing and improve outcomes for rural African American young people ages 10-14. Describes challenges they face, and explores ways in which the program strengthens parenting, promotes youth protective factors, and decreases the likelihood that participants will engage in high-risk behaviors, including substance abuse.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Black or African American · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Poverty · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Georgia