Adolescent Health

Apply for Capacity-Building Assistance through Advocates for Youth’s Queer & Gender Equity Project

Advocates for Youth has announced an opportunity for community-based organizations to receive capacity-building assistance through their Queer & Gender Equity Project (QGEP). The QGEP supports organizations interested in and committed to improving the sexual health…

TFAH Report: Addressing a Crisis: Cross-Sector Strategies to Prevent Adolescent Substance Use and Suicide

Focused on the health and well-being of adolescents, a new report by Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being Trust continues a series of Pain in the Nation reports that inform national policy to…

MMWR: National, Regional, State, and Selected Local Area Vaccination Coverage Among Adolescents Aged 13–17 Years — United States, 2018

2018 data show that adolescent human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates increased slightly, but more work needs to be done to protect more people against HPV-associated cancers. A new report from the CDC shows little progress…

New Tool: Native LGBTQ/Two-Spirit Toolkit

In partnership with several Northwest tribes, parents, youth, and healthcare providers, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board is pleased to announce the “Celebrating Our Magic” toolkit, a culturally-specific resource for American Indian & Alaska Native…