Evidence-Based Resources to Promote, Enhance, & Nurture Human Well-Being
Behavioral and social sciences research has made enormous contributions toward understanding the relationships among psychosocial and biological factors in promoting health and in minimizing the burden of disease and disability.
ORI scientists are part of a growing number of researchers who develop, test, and promote the use of evidence-based practices - that is, programs that are proven effective by rigorous research. This resources page is a work in progress as our understanding of health promotion and disease prevention grow and change.
This site contains a web-based repository of measures related to early adolescent functioning and relevant influential contexts (e.g., family, peers, and schools). It contains measures, provides information on psychometric properties, and lists publications on the measures.
This recorded “webinar” presentation provides information about how individuals, families, schools, community organizations, and government agencies can join in the effort to promote the social and physical well-being of our youth.