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Adolescent Health

As they transition from childhood to adulthood, adolescents make choices that affect their current and future health. These choices are often influenced by family members and friends as well as community, school and work environments.

Six critical types of adolescent health behavior contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among adults and youth (CDC) External Web Site Icon: alcohol and drug use, injury and violence (including suicide), tobacco use, nutrition, physical activity, and sexual behaviors.

 

Task Force Findings

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Presentations and Promotional Materials

Community Guide News

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Helping caregivers reduce their teen's health risk behaviors

Community Guide In Action: Stories from the Field

Blueprint for Success in Reducing Tobacco Use

Community-Wide Effort to Make Florida Tobacco Free

Enhanced Physical Education in Illinois: Improving Health and Reducing Chronic Disease

Planning a Strategy: Changing the Way a County Health Department Addresses Health Conditions

Rural Community Works Together to Stay "Fun and Fit"

YouthAlert! Uses Teamwork and Education to Prevent Youth Violence

One Pagers

Person-to-Person Interventions to Improve Caregivers’ Parenting Skills

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