Research :: Best Practices Brief

Adapted from Improving the Health of Adolescents and Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities, this brief provides an overview of Best Practices and a comprehensive listing of resources available in adolescent health. The resources are organized according to the health areas represented by the 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adolescents and Young Adults, including unintentional injury, violence, mental health & suicide, reproductive health and nutrition & physical activity.

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Evidence-based programs, Reports, State & Community Programs

DATE POSTED

December 3, 2004

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Best Practices Brief, 2004

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