Promoting pathways to healthy adulthood

About Us

More than 547,000 young people, ages 10 to 24, are treated in emergency departments each year for injuries from violence-related physical assaults. On average, 12 young people are victims of homicide each day in the United States (CDC). Read more about this issue and what can be done here. Read More

Our Projects

We examine the factors that contribute to the healthy development of youth, with the goal of identifying factors during adolescence that contribute to the development of physical and emotionally healthy adults. Read More

Our Team

Pathways4Youth offers opportunities for University of Michigan students to develop and apply research skills specific to positive youth development and to advance their knowledge of risk, resilience, youth violence/aggression and substance use. Meet the team! Read More

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Interested in learning more about youth violence or substance use prevention or looking for resources? Check out our resources page for more information! Read More