Sylvia Hawkins wrote -
Big Brothers Big Sister of North Central West Virginia (BBBS of NCWV) provides adult mentors to children that come from primarily single family homes in 3 counties of rural West Virginia. Children engaged in our professionally supported matches show the following benefits:
46% less likely to begin using drugs
27% less likely to begin using alcohol
52% less likely to skip a day of school
37% less likely to skip a class
1/3 less likely to hit someone
They are also more trusting of their parents/guardians and less likely to lie to them
They feel more supported and less criticized by their peers.
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