Human Services

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Addiction

For the last five years the FrameWorks Institute has conducted research in Canada to reframe the public conversation about the early roots of addiction.

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Adolescent Substance Use

In adolescence, the brain goes through an intense period of construction, a period of “heightened neuroplasticity” when changes in neural wiring are easier to make. This sensitivity makes youth substance use particularly risky.

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Aging

Eight of the nation’s leading aging-focused organizations have formed an unprecedented partnership to create a better public understanding of older adults’ needs and contributions to society — and subsequently to improve the lives of all people as they age.

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Advocates working to prevent and address fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) are facing a dilemma familiar to those who work on substance use issues.

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Housing

This project addresses the critical need to reframe the public discourse about healthy housing.

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Human Services

Leaders across a range of nonprofit organizations are actively thinking about how human services can transition from a charity model to a more progressive approach about providing all Americans with opportunities to succeed and live meaningful lives.

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Systems of Care

How do you mobilize an entire community to address the issue of improving outcomes for children and youth?