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The goals of NAHIC are:

  • ♦  to serve as a national resource for adolescent health information and research; and
  • ♦  to assure the integration, synthesis, coordination and dissemination of adolescent health-related information.

What's New

Updated Demographics Fact Sheet

The Demographics Fact Sheet on Adolescent and Young Adult Health has been updated!  Please go to the Briefs & Fact Sheets Page to download this fact sheet. 

07/07/08 at 09:27 AM

Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Culturally Competent Health Care Among Youth and Young Men

This article discusses gaps in research and offers recommendations for improving health care quality and strengthening the research base on gender and disparities during adolescence.

06/11/08 at 09:29 AM

Midcourse Review of the Healthy People 2010: 21 Critical Health Objectives for Adol’s & Young Adults

This article reviews the progress on the 21 Critical Health Objectives as part of the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review. 

03/20/08 at 09:09 AM

The Mental Health of Adolescents: A National Profile, 2008

This brief presents national data on measures ranging from well-being to substantial impairment.  Please go to the Briefs & Fact Sheets Page to download this brief. 

03/17/08 at 09:02 AM

Depression: Focus on the Adolescent Male

This article discusses clinical considerations for and summarizes national data on depression among male adolescents. 

02/14/08 at 01:08 PM

What's Featured This Month

What Gets Measured Gets Done: Assessing Data Availability for Adolescent Populations

This paper provides an overview of the availability of data for specific adolescent sub-populations by the 21 Critical Health Objectives. The expanded tables provide the actual data for each sub-population by each specific 21 Critical Health Objective. Click here to access this article

06/21/07 at 02:34 PM

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