Improving the Health of Youth – A Guide for State-Level Strategic Planning and Action A guide designed to provide tools and practical ideas for developing and implementing an adolescent health strategic plan. It draws from the strategic planning field and the practical experience of state public health professionals who have developed and implemented adolescent health plans.
February 16, 2011
Kristin Teipel, Claire Brindis
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