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Recent News & Research
Despite the importance of good nutrition to healthy adolescent development, adolescents and young adults get up to one third of their daily calories from fast food, which has low nutritional value. Adolescents are generally healthy, though, and this is an…
Young adults are at a significant and pivotal time of life. They might seek higher education, launch their working careers, develop personal relationships and healthy habits, and pursue other endeavors that help set them on healthy and productive pathways. However,…
The third Evaluation Highlight from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s national evaluation of the Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2009 (CHIPRA) Quality Demonstration Grant program describes the actions states have taken to enhance adolescent health care,…
Check out AHWG’s Trauma & Resilience Toolkit.
Developed by the Adolescent Sexual Health Working Group (ASHWG), these resources are specifically intended for adult providers and educators of adolescent sexual and reproductive health.
Recently updated with 2010 data, this is a collection of county-specific data about the health status of adolescents in Excel format
The ASHWG Data for Adolescent Births, AIDS and STD are now updated with 2011 data
The California School Health Centers Association invites you to join hundreds of health care providers, school officials, and adolescent health stakeholders in downtown Oakland March 6-7 for Advancing School Health in a Time of Reform. Learn more!
School-based health centers are…
As a part of The California School Health Centers Association annual conference, join this pre-conference workshop by our new director, Alison Chopel, MPH, DrPH(c) with Erica Monasterio, MN, FNP.
Tools & Clinical Guidance for Assessing, Preventing, & Intervening in Adolescent…
Join Children Now and Youth Law Center on Thursday, February 27, 11:00-12:00pm PST. Click to register.
A provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) now requires states to provide health care coverage to former foster youth until age 26, regardless…