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SAHM 2017 Annual Meeting

        The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) held a workshop at the SAHM 2017 Annual Meeting— “Cultivating Connections: The Importance of Relationships in Adolescent and Young Adult Health.” AYAH-NRC Workshop, March 8, 2017, “Why Aren’t AYAs Going to Well-Care? Challenges and Improving Receipt of Preventive Services.” The Center is […]

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NEW! Research on Clinical Preventive Services for Adolescents and Young Adults

The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network is pleased to announce the publication of a review article on clinical preventive services for adolescents and young adults in the Journal of Adolescent Health (JAH). This article is available FREE online (and will come out in the March issue of JAH), here:   http://www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(16)30401-3/fulltext   The article reviews […]

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NEW! Improving Receipt and Preventive Care Delivery for AYAs: Initial Lessons from Top-Performing States

Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 hold promise for improving access to and receipt of preventive services for adolescents and young adults (AYAs). The Title V Block Grant transformation also includes a focus on improving adolescent preventive care. In a new brief report, this article describes and discusses an […]

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Adolescent and Health Professional Perspectives on the Medical Home: Improving Health Care Access and Utilization Under the ACA

This study, written by The University of California — Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine in collaboration with ICF International, is part of a series of publications associated with a multi-year evaluation of the Mount Sinai Adolescent Health Center (MSAHC), which provides comprehensive […]

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NEW! A Compendium of State and Local Strategies

This compendium presents promising strategies to improve access to health insurance and quality preventive visits among AYAs. This resource stems from an exploratory study conducted by NAHIC/AYAH-NRC staff to review the experiences of selected “top performing” states related to ACA implementation. Click here for the report, with descriptions of specific initiatives led by agencies, cities, […]

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Resources on Confidential Care

Access to confidential care is essential for adolescents and young adults, especially for those seeking sensitive services (e.g., mental health or sexual health). When adolescents and young adults are assured of confidentiality, they are more likely to seek health services, disclose risky behaviors to providers, and return for follow-up care.1 In fact, major medical organizations, […]

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Introducing the AYAH Center Newsletter!

    Be in the Know with all things on preventive services for Adolescents and Young Adults. The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center is delighted to announce our first newsletter! This newsletter will provide the latest news in adolescent and young adult health, plus updates on available resources and technical support. 2016 […]

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2016 SAHM Annual Meeting

      The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC) held a workshop at the SAHM 2016 Annual Meeting— “Youth in Context: Interactions among Adolescents, Environments, and Healthcare.” AYAH-NRC Workshop, March 9, 2016, “The ACA and Access to Care for AYAs: Opportunities and Challenges to Improve Systems of Care” The Center is pleased […]

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CDC Grand Rounds- Adolescence: Preparing for Lifelong Health and Wellness

Adolescence is a critical stage of development during which physical, intellectual, emotional, and psychological changes occur. While adolescence is a relatively healthy period of life, adolescents begin to make lifestyle choices and establish behaviors that affect both their current and future health. During this transition from childhood to adulthood, serious health and safety issues such […]

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Adolescents and Young Adults in Title V Transformation

The Resource Center led a skills building session at the AMCHP Annual Conference in Washington, DC in January 2015. This presentation covers the following topics: the health issues and health care needs of adolescents and young adults how Title V Block Grant transformation addresses adolescents opportunities to improve adolescent and young adult health and healthcare, […]

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