AMCHP's monthly, topic-specific e-magazine, AMCHP Pulse is shared with the entire AMCHP family, including members, partners and others interested in MCH issues. The May 2010 issue covered adolescent health and teen pregnancy topics.
We all know that many families and the adolescents living in those households do not have these same things we so often take for granted. Let's face it, being an adolescent is hard enough without these additional burdens.
Heightened attention to body image, physical and cyber bullying, community and intimate partner violence, and global terrorism are touching the lives of our youth.
Resources on adolescent and young adult health.
With the Title V MCH Services Block Grant transformation, many states are focusing on National Performance Measure #10, the percent of adolescents aged 12-17 with a well-visit in the past year.
On Oct. 25, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a Policy Statement, Tackling in Youth Football, which reviews the medical literature regarding injuries associated with tackling and offers recommendations.
TheCASBHC conducted a study to understand how African-American and Latino young men perceive and experience available mental health services, particularly services offered through SBHC.
Learn about Iowa's use of Life Course TA.
Hear Mallory Cyr's story about mental health and understanding insurance.
Futures Without Violence has operated the National Health Resource Center on Domestic Violence, supporting health care professionals at all levels as they improve health care’s response to domestic violence.
SBHCs have been operating as a vital part of the adolescent health care system in Delaware for 30 years and the legislature has maintained is commitment to state funding each year.
Numerous health care organizations are advocating for LARC use among teens to help curb the cycle of poverty that teenage pregnancy supports.
Anyone who has been, known, or raised a teenager knows that adolescence is a challenging time. It also is a critical period for learning, change and growth.
Overall, 2014 saw inclusion of adolescent health issues across more AMCHP programs as a result of increased collaboration between program staff.
With the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) there have come many reforms to health insurance coverage and benefits for all populations including adolescents, recognizing their unique needs.