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Adolescent Health

Exploring the links between family strengths and adolescent outcomes

Publisher: 
Child Trends

This research brief reports on the results of new Child Trends analyses of data for adolescents ages 12-17 from the 2005 Every Child Every Promise Study conducted by America's Promise Alliance.

Asthma in Children and Adolescents: Knowledge Path

Publisher: 
Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University

This knowledge path offers a selection of current, high-quality resources about asthma in children and adolescents; its management; and its impact on homes, schools, and communities.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Behavior Among Teen and Young Adult Men: A Descriptive Portrait

Publisher: 
Child Trends

The research brief examines survey results on several dimensions of reproductive health by age and by race and ethnicity. The report draws on the male data file from the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth to present a descriptive portrait of reproductive health behaviors among U.S. adolescent and young adult males (ages 15-24).

Tracking Adolescent Health Policy: An Annotated List, 2008 Update

Publisher: 
National Initiative to Improve Adolescent and Young Adult Health by the Year 2010

This updated brief provides an annotated list of organizations and agencies that monitor trends in federal and state policies related to adolescent health priorities. It begins with three groups of lists of organizations and agencies that track policies pertaining to multiple subject areas (general adolescent health, youth development, and access to health care).

America

Publisher: 
U.S. Government Printing Office

This report provides an accessible collection of well-being indicators from official statistics across topics.

2008 Kids Count Data Book

Publisher: 
The Annie E. Casey Foundation

This 19th annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information and statistical trends on the conditions of America

Overweight and Obesity

Publisher: 
Georgetown University

This resource is an electronic guide to recent resources about the prevention, identification, management, and treatment of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents in homes, schools, and

National Association of School Nurses

Publisher: 
National Association of School Nurses

This Web site offers educational campaign resources for parents, schools, and communities on topics like prescription drug abuse and provides toolkits on promoting non violence, environmental healt

Adolescent Health in the United States, 2007

Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This report describes the health of the population 10

State Policies Affecting the Assurance of Confidential Care for Adolescents

Publisher: 
The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health,

This fact sheet provides an overview of states’ minor consent laws and new information on the use of explanation of benefit (EOB) statements by state Medicaid agencies and their contracting managed care organizations. It explains how and why EOBs are used and addresses the implications of these policies for adolescents and for providers.