June 3, 2023

COVID-19 NAHIC Resources

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The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center has created a variety of resources (e.g., tools, webinars, fact sheets, presentations) on a breadth of health care topics related to adolescents and young adults (ages 10-25).

Below is a list of related Center resources sorted by resource type. This list will be continually updated as new resources become available.

To search for a specific type of resource by topic, use the search filters below.

Overviews / Fact Sheets

AYAH Center Newsletter

  • Be in the Know with all things on preventive services for Adolescents and Young Adults. The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center newsletter provides the latest news in adolescent and young adult health, plus updates on available resources and technical support. SUBSCRIBE to the AYAH Center Newsletter! Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.Name *FirstLastE-mail…

AYAH CoIIN National Strategies

  • The work of the five states participating in the first cohort of the Adolescent and Young Adult Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (AYAH-CoIIN) are linked through three overarching national strategies: ·      Improve Access and Uptake of Preventive Services ·      Improve Quality of Preventive Services ·      Improve State/systems-level Policies and Practices The attached document offers several specific strategies within each of the overall…

The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 20’s

  • NAHIC’s Director, Dr. Charles E. Irwin, spoke with Today.com about “The 6 biggest health mistakes women make in their 20s,” including a lack of attention to bone health and not obtaining care through a primary care provider. Read the July 2015 article HERE.
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Adolescent Well-Visit Strategies & Evidence-informed Strategy Measures

  • In May 2016, NAHIC’s Dr. Irwin presented at the “Title V ESM Learning Lab: Adolescent Health” hosted by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) on adolescent well-visit strategies and evidence-informed strategy measures. Click here to view Dr. Irwin’s slides; click here to view the full webinar; and click here for additional strategies developed by our colleagues at Strengthen the…

SAHM 2017 Annual Meeting

  • The Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Resource Center (AYAH-NRC), in partnership with the Adolescent and Young Adult Health National Research Network (AYAH-RN), held a workshop at the SAHM 2017 Annual Meeting— “Cultivating Connections: The Importance of Relationships in Adolescent and Young Adult Health.” AYAH-NRC Workshop, March 8, 2017, “Why Aren’t AYAs Going to Well-Care? Challenges and Improving Receipt of…

CoIIN Summit 2017

  •   The Adolescent and Young Adult Health Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network or “CoIIN” held its second CoIIN Summit on May 9-10, 2017 for Cohort 2 states: Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Washington, and Wyoming. Summit Presentations The Center is pleased to share presentations given by our staff and guest speakers at the second CoIIN Summit. AYAH-NRC Project…
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Resources on Confidential Care

  • Access to confidential care is essential for adolescents and young adults, especially for those seeking sensitive services (e.g., mental health or sexual health). When adolescents and young adults are assured of confidentiality, they are more likely to seek health services, disclose risky behaviors to providers, and return for follow-up care.1 In fact, major medical organizations, including the American Medical Association…

Young Adult Clinical Preventive Services Guidelines (CPSG-YA)

  • The ACA has focused national attention on the importance of clinical preventive services. Providing these services to young adults offers clinicians the opportunity to shape their patient’s health throughout the life course, yet many clinicians lack the tools and specific knowledge to do so. As of October 2018, NAHIC has updated its easy-to-use toolkit designed to guide clinicians in providing preventive…

Toolkit: Youth-Centered Care

  • About Youth-Centered Care What are Strategies for improving the provision of quality youth-centered care? Additional Resources   Youth-Centered Care Updated July 5, 2016. Check back soon for updates. About Youth-Centered Care Youth-Centered Care, also known as “adolescent-friendly health services,” is an approach to providing high quality health care that meets the needs of young people. There are several definitions and…
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