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.
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.
A 2004 overview of NAHIC’s work with our partners to increase the capacity of State Adolescent Health programs.
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.
These tables compare the recommendations of the major existing clinical guidelines for middle childhood and adolescence, identifying areas of convergance and differences.
Socioeconomic Patterning of Smoking, Sedentary Lifestyle & Overweight Status Among Adolescents: in Norway and the United States
This 2003 study explores differences both in prevalence and socioeconomic patterning between Norway and the United States. The results indicate that the major challenges differ between the two countries.
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.
This 2003 article examines the utilization of psychological or emotional counseling by suicidal adolescents to answer questions about the extent to which health services can contribute to the prevention of adolescent suicide.
Eligibility and Enrollment of Adolescents in Medicaid and SCHIP: Recent Progress, Current Challenges
This 2003 article examines the effect of federal and state policy changes on adolescents’ eligibility and enrollment in Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
This 2003 article provides an assessment of income’s relationship to health status and access to and utilization of health care services among adolescents.