August 16, 2017

Category: Evidence-based programs

In May 2016, NAHIC’s Dr. Irwin presented at the “Title V ESM Learning Lab: Adolescent Health” hosted by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on adolescent well-visit strategies and evidence-informed strategy measures. Click here to view Dr. Irwin’s slides; click here to view the full webinar; and click here for additional strategies developed by…

Click here for our May 2016 newsletter, which introduces our Center, and the four core Center partners. Check our our latest resources, upcoming newsletter issues and other resources for Mental Health Awareness Month and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month. Mental Health Resources Many mental/behavioral health issues first emerge during the adolescent and young adult years: Among…

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The past decade has witnessed a tremendous expansion of research and resources on “what works” to improve adolescent health. Despite the greater selection of effective programs and practical tools, this valuable implementation information is difficult to locate in one place. This resource has two aims: To serve as a guide to communities and practitioners for locating effective adolescent health interventions; To identify selected “implementing tools” designed to help communities implement evidence-based programs.

These information briefs give an overview of the causes of each issue, followed by information on evidence-based programs addressing the issues. They also provide other resources on the topics.

This brief by Child Trends (created through a partnership with NAHIC) identifies 46 out-of-school time programs that have shown positive impacts on adolescent or young adult outcomes. Outcome categories include behavior problems, substance use, reproductive health, social-emotional health, life skills, education, and physical health.

This 2012 paper presents lessons learned from 37 random-assignment social intervention programs for adolescents that are designed to prevent or treat internalizing problems.

This 2004 brief provides an overview of Best Practices and a comprehensive listing of resources available in adolescent health.