Academic Resources: Topical Resources
- syllabi: adolescent health
- the Eldis
Children and Young People Resource Guide
- The Child Care and Early Education Research Connections Talk listserv is designed to encourage the exchange of ideas and to stimulate discussion on relevant research issues related to the field of child care and early education.
- The Communication Initiative's Adolescents Window
- From the Global Reproductive Health Forum Research Library
Health and Development Resources -- The Department of Child and Adolescent
Health and Development, World Health Organization
On this page you can find CAH documents and tools on adolescent health and development, including advocacy, technical reports, research and evidence, and tools and guidelines.
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health -- Carolina
Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Add Health is a school-based study of the health-related behaviors of adolescents in grades 7 to 12. It has been designed to explore the causes of these behaviors, with an emphasis on the influence of social context.
centers, organizations, projects
- Centre for Child-Focused Anthropological Research, Brunel University
- The Center for Children and Childhood Studies at Rutgers-Camden
- Childhood Studies at Case Western Reserve University
- Institute of Education Childhood Research and Policy Centre (CRPC), University of London
& School Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion
The Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) seeks to prevent the most serious health risk behaviors among children, adolescents and young adults. DASH implements four components: Identify and Monitor; Synthesize and Apply Research; Enable Constituents; and Evaluate.
Health Transition Project
The Adolescent Health Transition Project is 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.
for Adolescent Health, University of Melbourne
The Centre for Adolescent Health aims to improve the health and well-being of young people from 10 - 24 years of age through the provision of clinical services, community programs, education and training, health promotional programs in settings relevant for young people, and research into health risk behaviours and factors which protect young people from harm.
National Adolescent Health Information Center (NAHIC), University of
California, San Francisco
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.
Family Health International (FHI)
YouthNet is a global program to improve reproductive health and prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among people 10 to 24 years old. Most importantly, it is a collaboration with the young people whose lives it is designed to improve. But it also includes the energy, insight, and experience of parents, schoolteachers, employers, policymakers, the media, health professionals, nongovernmental organizations, religious and community leaders, and other youth networks.
publications & reports
of World Population 2006
A Passage to Hope: Women and International Migration
of Adolescent Health
The Journal of Adolescent Health is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to the unique health care problems of the adolescent. Each issue contains original articles, brief scientific reports, analytic subject reviews and case reports. The journal also features an annotated bibliography of current publications in the literature.
- UNFPA: Supporting
Adolescents and Youth
- American Medical Association: adolescent
- Youth Coalition: links
- Sexuality Information and Education
Council of the U.S. (SIECUS)
Risks for Adolescents from the Adolescent
Directory On-Line (ADOL), Center for Adolescent Studies, Indiana University
- BASICS II The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) flagship project is BASICS II, or Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Survival.