Reading List

Reading List

Teach life skills based on the very latest evidence-based research. All purchases help advance our goal of helping kids take control of their digital lives. Reviving Ophelia 25th Anniversary Edition: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls Girls struggle with misogyny,...
Drugs, Devices and Social-Emotional Learning Are All Connected

Drugs, Devices and Social-Emotional Learning Are All Connected

by Jason Breed, President, Digital Futures Initiative, and Jay Martin, Director of Training & Curriculum, DFI. It’s overwhelming. There has always been teen use of drugs and alcohol. Then came opioids, fentanyl and the designer drugs. Now with states legalizing...
What We Accomplished in 2018

What We Accomplished in 2018

Sometimes we get so busy on day-to-day projects that we forget to look back at just how much we’ve accomplished so far. Thanks to all of your efforts, 2018 was a banner year for DFI. Looking back at 2018 We began last year with approximately 250 instructors...
Nobody’s Fool: Helping Teens Fight E-Cigarettes

Nobody’s Fool: Helping Teens Fight E-Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration raided the offices of Juul Labs this week, seizing over 1,000 documents about how it sells and markets its products. Juul, the largest e-cigarette company in the US, has been under fire by government regulators, advocacy groups, and...
Teens & Alcohol: Bad, but Better

Teens & Alcohol: Bad, but Better

In September, the world watched as Brett Kavanaugh testified under oath about the actions he took as a high school student. Given the seriousness of the accusations against him— and the fact that Dr. Ford claimed they occurred while Kavanaugh was intoxicated— senators...