September 25, 2017

Category: Archives

Over the last five years, NAHIC has created a series of Fact Sheets on adolescent and young adult health that are concise and easy to use. Access all nine.

This preliminary report highlights the key findings of the 2005-06 National Network of State Adolescent Health Coordinators (NNSAHC) assessment.

This 2006 paper is intended to inform policymakers, health professionals, health insurance purchasers, beneficiaries, young adults and their families about the health status and coverage issues young adults face as they strive to reach self-sufficiency.

This document provides an annotated list of nearly 250 adolescent health resources available from non-federal organizations.

For many youth, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita abruptly severed these ties, threatening their behavioral, emotional and physical health. These losses, disruptions, and displacements have acute and long-term health consequences.

Topics covered in the report include: adult supervision and parental monitoring; adherence to safety standards; diet and physical activity; tobacco, alcohol and marijuana use; and sexual activity, including pregnancy and disease prevention.

This 2003 article examines the current experience of school-based health centers in meeting the needs of children and adolescents, changes over time in services provided and program sponsorship, and program adaptations to the changing medical marketplace.

The presidential address at the SAM 2003 meeting focusing on the future of adolescent health.

California’s first statewide strategic plan for adolescent health was jointly released in 2001 by NAHIC and the California Adolescent Health Collaborative.

This monograph discusses the factors that contribute to youth violence and presents current findings on ways to protect youth from violence. It is aimed at health care professionals, educators, maternal and child health directors, adolescent health coordinators, government policymakers, and community youth organizations. It contains information to help evaluate violence prevention programs and contains recommendations…