This page provides the text of the background to our “evidence-based practices tool”, available here. Introduction The past decade has witnessed a tremendous expansion of research and resources on “what works” to improve adolescent health. First, there are greater numbers of programs that focus on changing the contexts in which adolescents live, such as families,…
This page provides an on-line version of our matrix of evidence based program collections. For more information, please click here. Please click on the resource name in the left-hand column to jump directly to the annotated description, which provides a direct link to the resources. Resources for Evidence-Based Programs by Topic Area Resource Injury/Violence Prevention…
How Youth are Faring in the Transition to Adulthood
Led by our partners at Child Trends, NAHIC developed two reports examining how youth are faring in the transition to adulthood, with respect to having...
Researchers link adolescent depression with unhealthy relationships in young adulthood
The researchers found that young, heterosexual adults who reported depressive or suicidal symptoms during adolescence are significantly more likely to report:
Medical Home for Adolescents: Low Attainment Rates for Those With Mental Health Problems and Other Vulnerable Groups
This 2012 study by researchers in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine examined the current rates of medical home attainment for adolescents.
Stress and Stress Management Among Youth and Young Men
This 2008 article examines research related to stress and stress management, with a focus on young males.
Depression: Focus on the Adolescent Male
This 2008 article discusses clinical considerations for and summarizes national data on depression among male adolescents.
The Mental Health of Adolescents: A National Profile
This brief aims to inform health professionals, policymakers, educators, administrators, and school-based health centers concerned with the health and well-being of adolescents.