Department Links
ADHE YOUniversal Scholarship System
One location where you can answer a few questions to see what programs might be available to you from 21 state and lottery funded scholarships, grants and loan reimbursements:
Alcohol, Peer Pressure, Under-age drinking
The young teen's place for info on alcohol and resisting peer pressure
Arkansas Crisis Center
Suicide prevention and mental health issues
New Tech High School
Explore and Discover Rogers New Technology High School
U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics

Department Announcements Youth Suicide Prevention
Youth Suicide Prevention
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide (i.e., taking one's own life) is a serious public health problem that affects even young people. For youth between the ages of 10 and 24, suicide is the third leading cause of death.
                                Risk Factors:
    • History of previous suicide attempts
    • Family history of suicide
    • History of depression or other mental illness
    • Alcohol or drug abuse
    • Stressful life event or loss
    • Easy access to lethal methods
    • Exposure to the suicidal behavior of others
    • Incarceration
Resources for Help:
  Crisis telephone line
 *School Counselor
 *Physician/health care providers 
*Mental health  specialist      
 *Private clinics and facilities