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STARBRIGHT Dedicated to the development of projects that empower seriously ill children to combat the medical and emotional challenges they face on a daily basis The McCreary Centre Society McCreary conducts community-based research and projects addressing current youth health issues. The organization is based in British Columbia, Canada
Adolescent and School Health Information from the Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The State of Native American Youth Health Even though the data for this report was gathered between 1988 and 1990, the information may be useful to some
Comprehensive Health Education Foundation Supports schools and other youth organizations throughout the country with innovative curricula, training, resources, and conferences Healthy Schools Healthy Youth CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) seeks to prevent the most serious health risk behaviors among children, adolescents and young adults
State Children's Health Insurance Programs The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) informational website on the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP). This site is intended to provide materials of interest to various audiences regarding the passage of SCHIP, also known as Title XXI, as part of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 National Adolescent Health Information Center The overall goal of NAHIC is to improve the health of adolescents by serving as a national resource for adolescent health information and research and to assure the integration, synthesis, coordination and dissemination of adolescent health-related information
Adolescent Health Transition Project An Australian project designed to help smooth the transition from pediatric to adult health care for adolescents with special health care needs. This site is a resource for information, materials, and links to other people with an interest in health transition issues Center for Adolescent Health and the Law Works to create a legal and policy environment that promotes the health of adolescents and their access to health care. The Center represents a single entity with comprehensive and crosscutting expertise on the legal and policy issues that affect adolescents' health and their ability to obtain essential health services
Canadian Association for Adolescent Health A multidisciplinary organization that promotes interest in adolescent health issues. It also encourages advocacy by adolescents for their health related concerns Generation Rx.com: How Young People Use the Internet for Health Information Report of a panel discussion that presented new findings from a national survey of teens and young adultsí experiences with and attitudes toward online health information
Action Health Incorporated Serves as a leading advocate and catalyst for change in the present poor health status of Nigeria's adolescents by increasing public awareness and implementing innovative education, healthcare and youth development programmes Adolescent Health Information from The American Medical Association Program on Child and Adolescent Health
The Adolescent Health Center Information on a variety of health and health related topics Health and Health Needs of Homeless and Runaway Youth This White Paper, although not an exhaustive review of all of the issues, highlights the most important problems of this population from an international and national perspective. It classifies them, discusses their health and social needs including barriers to health care, describes some models for their care, and presents recommendations for improving services and outcomes
Support Worker Daily headlines from the web for those working with individuals with special needs Healthy Youth 2010: Supporting the 21 Critical Adolescent ObjectivesA project of the American Medical Association
International Association for Adolescent Health Information, links and details of conferences held by IAAH and other organisations  



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