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Caring Adults: Important for Positive Child Well-Being

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Having a mentor-like adult outside of the home can promote positive well-being for children, and even make them more likely to talk with their parents about things that matter to them. This brief uses data from the National Survey of Children's Health to examine the prevalence of these relationships in the U.S., and the association between having a caring adult and indicators of positive well-being.