Positive mental health: Resilience

Date: 2013
(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)

Information

Type:  Fact Sheet/Issue Brief
Author:  Murphey D, Barry M, Vaughn B.
Publisher:  Child Trends

This brief presents research findings on the characteristics of adolescents who demonstrate resilience, along with strategies that promote resilience in adolescents and other useful resources. One of three Adolescent Health Highlights, a series on adolescent mental health, this brief discusses six factors that are associated with resilience and promote positive mental health.  

 

Populations:  Youth, Adolescents
About Suicide:  Risk and Protective Factors
Planning and Implementing:  Promoting Mental Health
Strategies:  Life Skills and Resilience