Youth Ministry Links

These are some sites that will give you statistics regarding the needs of youth in America.

http://www.infoplease.com/familytrends.html

http://search.census.gov/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&sc=0&query=youth&m=&affiliate=census&commit=Search

http://datacenter.kidscount.org/ A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.

http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/members.asp

http://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp

https://www.childwelfare.gov/systemwide/statistics/wellbeing.cfm

http://www.smartstepfamilies.com/view/statistics

http://www.endhomelessness.org/pages/youth

http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/high-school-youth-trends

http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/alcoholdrug/

http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/adolescent-health-topics/substance-abuse/home.html

http://psychcentral.com/search/?Match=1&Realm=news&Terms=family&x=0&y=0

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/ – This is the government-sponsored search engine of more than 20,000 drug and alcohol treatment providers, offering different methods and levels of care.

http://americanaddictioncenters.org/teen-treatment-guide/ – This is the most comprehensive teen substance abuse and treatment resource available on the web – well-researched, accessible and covers the spectrum of common problems with teens, substance abuse and recovery.