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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 2010 data
Join TeenNow for their California/Fresno Regional Foundation Conference. This conference is for anyone who works with adolescents around health, teen pregnancy and STI prevention, and teen parent support. Workshops feature information on how to sustain programs, work within the new…
Adolescent Trauma, Resilience, and Provider Self Care is a conference on strategies to support healing. The event is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Adolescent Health Collaborative & Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Programs.
Tuesday, January 14,…
The theme of this year’s summit, hosted by the Southern CA Sexual Health Collaborative, is “Social Determinants of Sexual Health”. This event convenes public health professionals of all levels who are interested in working on health equity, sexual health and related…