Youth who meet regularly with their mentors are:
46% less likely than their peers to start using illegal drugs
27% less likely to start drinking.
(Public/Private Ventures study of Big Brothers Big Sisters)
A study showed that the strongest benefit from mentoring was a reduction in depressive symptoms ... particularly noteworthy given that almost one in four youth reported worrisome levels of these symptoms.
(The Role of Risk, 2013)
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