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Available Datasets on Adolescents and Young Adults

Through more than 20 BCTR projects, we have accumulated a wealth of data. We are pleased to be able to share the following adolescent datasets with Cornell faculty, academic staff, and graduate students.

  • 4-H participant data
    Demographic information on all 4-H youth in New York State, as well as more in-depth information for some youth who are involved in long-term programs
  • Study of Student Wellbeing (wave I)
    This is a random sample of 14,000 college students from 8 universities. It includes data on mental health status, including detailed data on non-suicidal self-injury and suicide related thoughts and behaviors, as well as interpersonal and interpersonal factors. It also includes well being measures.
  • Longitudinal Study of Student Wellbeing
    5-college longitudinal data, 3 waves (2006-9) with 1,466 respondents. Domains assessed focused on the relationship between non-suicidal self-injury and suicidality as well as contextual and mental health correlates, treatment, and help seeking.
  • National Youth in Transition Data (NYTD)
    Includes information on a large sample of children aging out of the foster care system

For more information on working with these adolescent datasets, please contact Marie Cope at or 607-255-7974.