Research :: Guidelines/Recommendations

What Works To Prevent Or Reduce Internalizing Problems Or Socio-Emotional Difficulties in Adolescents

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

Evidence-based programs | Guidelines/Recommendations | Mental/Behavioral Health | Reports

Adolescent Health Strategic Planning Guide

This 2011 guide was designed to provide tools and practical ideas for developing and implementing an adolescent health strategic plan.

Guidelines/Recommendations | Provider Training & Education

Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Culturally Competent Health Care Among Youth and Young Men

This 2008 article discusses gaps in research and offers recommendations for improving health care quality and strengthening the research base on gender and disparities during adolescence.

Guidelines/Recommendations | Journal Articles | Males | Socio-demographic disparities | Young Adults

A Federal Monitoring System for Early Adult Health

This 2008 article reviews existing federal data collection efforts and reporting systems to identify what pieces currently exist to support an effective health monitoring system for young adults.

Data and Monitoring | Guidelines/Recommendations | Journal Articles | Transitions & Trajectories | Young Adults

Midcourse Review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adol’s & Young Adults

Progress on the 21 Critical Health Objectives was reviewed as part of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review. The review found little or no improvement on most objectives.

Data and Monitoring | Guidelines/Recommendations | Journal Articles | Mortality | Policy | Risky Behavior | Trends | Young Adults

Improving the Health of Adolescents and Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities

Improving the Health of Adolescents & Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities is a companion to Healthy People 2010. The document helps communities and individuals translate the Healthy People 2010 objectives that are key to adolescent health and safety into a vision for improving adolescent health and well-being.

Guidelines/Recommendations | State & Community Programs | State Policy

Healthy Adolescent Psychosocial Development

This 2002 article was created for a work group that focused on adolescent health and psychological development.

Developmental Science/Approach | Guidelines/Recommendations

Health Futures of Youth II: Pathways to Adolescent Health, Executive Summary and Overview

This 2002 overview summarizes adolescent health issues as presented at the meeting, Health Futures of Youth II.

Guidelines/Recommendations | Overviews/Fact Sheets

Building a Strong Foundation: Creating a Health Agenda for the Middle Childhood Years

This 2002 summary synthesizes the proceedings of an expert meeting to begin developing a national health agenda for middle childhood.

Families | Guidelines/Recommendations | Policy

Advancing the Adolescent Reproductive Health Policy Agenda: Issues for the Coming Decade

This 2002 article reviews reproductive health issues for adolescents and recommends policies to promote an agenda.

Guidelines/Recommendations | Policy | Sexual and Reproductive Health