Preventing multiple risky behaviors among adolescents: seven strategies

The tendency for risky behaviors to co-occur has been well-studied. However, prevention efforts traditionally have taken a targeted approach, seeking to prevent a single risky behavior.

This briefing brings together findings from developmental science and from rigorous program evaluations to identify seven actionable, feasible strategies and relevant programs that have been found to affect two or more risky behaviors.

Published: 
2011
Author: 
Mary A Terzian
Kristine M Andrews
Kristin Anderson Moore
Publisher: 
Child Trends