Programs that Work
Healthy and Safe Children
Youths not using alcohol, tobacco, or illegal drugs
Age of Child
Middle Childhood (9-12)
Type of Service
Type of Outcome Addressed
Cognitive Development / School Performance
Substance Use and Dependence
Evidence Level (What does this mean?)
Other Reviewed Programs
Across Ages is a mentoring program designed to enhance the resiliency of children among youth ages 9 to 13. The goals of the program are to promote positive development and to prevent high-risk behaviors such as substance use, early sexual activity, or violence.
The Across Ages program has not yet been thoroughly reviewed by PPN, but preliminary review suggests it may be effective at improving outcomes for the indicators listed above.
This program is highly regarded by other credible organizations and reviews of the program can be found online at the websites listed below: