Changing the Odds Remix's Katherine Plog Martinez explains the essential role of outside-of-school, community-based programs in helping young people cultivate their sense of purpose.
Adolescents who have a sense of purpose are happier and healthier. How can we help?UCLA Newsroom November 2, 2023
Filed in: Health & Wellbeing
Helping young people develop a sense of purpose in life could build their resilience and prevent declines in mental health. A new report from the National Scientific Council on Adolescence (NSCA) outlines why having sense of purpose is a key aspect of healthy adolescent development and describes what adults can do to help.