Offers a foundation for understanding child maltreatment and the roles and responsibilities of various practitioners in its prevention, identification, investigation, and treatment. Guide includes an overview of partnerships and how to build, sustain, and measure success.
Examines the association between major depressive episode (MDE), self-rated overall health, and selected health conditions (including asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, obesity, and diabetes) among adolescents in a U.S. nationally representative sample.Combined data from the 2005 to 2014 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs) showed worse overall health ratings among those with past year MDE compared with those without past year MDE.
Examines physical, psychological, sexual, and cyber dating violence experiences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth-as compared to those of heterosexual youth. Explores variations in the likelihood of help-seeking behavior and the presence of particular risk factors among both types of dating violence victims.
Supports the continued transformation of our nation’s juvenile justice systems in a manner that adheres to its primary responsibilities while effectively incorporating the research-based knowledge about adolescent development into practice.
Describes the impact of violence on public health and safety and encourages a spectrum of prevention approach that includes individuals, community education, fostering coalitions, updating organizational policies, and influencing policy. Lastly, identifies key risk factors and suggests and integrated strategy for action.
Links to the Girlshealth website. Provides information and resources to girls around nutrition, what types of foods to eat, healthy weight goals, and more. Includes a glossary, food facts quiz, and links to more information.
Previews resources that support the development of programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in the community. Includes systematic reviews that examine effectiveness, types of interventions, and costs.
Is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable. Includes links for health centers, health workforce, HIV/AIDS & Ryan White, Data and Statistics, and News and Announcements.