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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.
Document, Video/Multimedia
National Institute on Drug Abuse
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Black or African American · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Poverty · Substance use and misuse · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Georgia