This reference document provides an overview of large publicly available data sets that periodically examine health status and health care access, utilization, and quality among adolescents and young adults; it is intended primarily for audiences who are interested in these issues and have the capacity to conduct secondary data analyses of large data sets. This document […]
Health Insurance Access and Counseling Receipt and Their Association With Later Depressive and Suicidal Symptoms
This 2012 brief analyzes panel data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health for 9,996 adolescents to assess whether the receipt of supportive (psychological or emotional) counseling and access to health insurance is related to the persistence of adolescent depression and/or suicidality into young adulthood.
A video of Dr. Karin Rhodes’ presentation at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, recorded September 13, 2012.
This 2012 brief, created by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law (CAHL) and NAHIC, discusses gains in private insurance coverage for young adults over the past two years and describes other provisions ACA that will further expand health insurance coverage and improve access to preventive services for this age group.
This study examines the potential role of the health care system in the successful transition to young adulthood for all adolescents, with emphasis on adolescents with special health care needs (ASHCN).
This 2010 brief, created by the Center of Adolescent Health and the Law (CAHL) and NAHIIC, reviews major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act highlighting those of greatest significance for these young people.
This article reviews health trends for adolescents and young adults, providing a single source for a national health profile. Data are presented on demographics, mortality, health-related behaviors, and healthcare access and utilization and major gender and racial/ethnic disparities are highlighted.
This article 2009 examines rates and disparities in access to preventive care and receipt of recommended preventive services among adolescents.
This issue brief, developed by the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law, presents an overview of the health care issues faced by homeless adolescents and young adults.
his 2007 article presents an analysis of patterns of health insurance, both public and privately funded, among young people from early adolescence through their early 30s.