Adolescent Health

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…

CDC Releases New Resources for Pride Month on Health and Well-Being of LGBTQ Youth

In honor of Pride Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health released a new webpage and resources to promote the importance of understanding and addressing the unequal…

Requests for Information: Local Health Department HIV, STI, and Hepatitis Practice

NACCHO’s HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis program aims to strengthen the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) to address HIV, STIs, and viral hepatitis by providing technical and capacity building assistance, developing and disseminating tools…

CDC and AAP Release Resources for Healthcare Providers on Adolescent Sexual Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) have launched a variety of resources to support healthcare providers in improving awareness and…

STD Awareness Month 2019: LHD Strategies for Convenient, Youth-Friendly STD Services 

In the United States, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise, reaching record levels in 2017. Young people aged 15-24 account for half of new STIs each year, due in part to barriers they…