The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC)

Helping state public health programs and their partners improve the health of adolescents and young adults.

Who We Are

Established in 2014 and expanded in 2017, the AYAH-NRC was a partnership of four collaborators who worked with state and territorial Maternal and Child Health programs to improve adolescent and young health, with a focus on preventive care, including mental health screening and follow-up. We also elevated the health-related needs of young adults.

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What We Do

The AYAH-NRC advanced work in our core areas through:

  • Providing technical assistance,
  • Conducting research
  • Producing tools and resources.
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The AYAH-NRC developed numerous products to advance work adolescent and young adult health.