ERIC Number: ED248445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct-27
Reference Count: N/A
Teenagers in Crisis: Issues and Programs. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
These hearings on teenagers in crisis deal with many of the problems faced by adolescents, with a special emphasis on suicide. Other topics which are discussed include child abuse, drug abuse, pregnancy, youth employment, mass media influences, the lack of parental guidance, and after school activities. Testimony is recorded from 11 witnesses including actress Kim Fields and her mother, the mother of an adolescent suicide victim, and the directors of youth programs, including libraries, health services, after school programs, and crisis intervention programs. In addition, 14 prepared statements, letters, and supplemental letters, discussing youth problems and the role of the family, peers, the government, and the community in prevention and intervention are provided. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, After School Programs, Community Resources, Crisis Intervention, Hearings, Secondary Education, Suicide, Youth Problems, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.