Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month: May 2021

This May, find out how connectedness, school climate, and family engagement can protect adolescent mental health.

Resource: Adolescent Health: What Works In Schools

This evidence-based approach to school-based HIV and STD prevention includes quality sexual health education, connecting students to sexual health services, and establishing safe and supportive school environments.

Report: YRBS Data Summary & Trends

The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Data Summary & Trends Report uses YRBS data from 2009 to 2019 to focus on four priority focus areas associated with STDs, including HIV and unintended teen pregnancy. Learn more.

Resource: 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey Results

The 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System results present a promising picture for some behaviors and experiences among high school students; however, other areas reveal that teens are still engaging in behaviors that put them at risk.

Resource: National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy

The National Action Plan to Improve Health Literacy seeks to engage organizations, professionals, policymakers, communities, individuals, and families in a linked, multi-sector effort to improve health literacy.

Resource: UPDATED COVID-19 Guidance for School Settings

CDC’s Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) updated Guidance for School Settings is based on what is currently known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease and will be updated as needed and as additional information becomes available.

Report: 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey

This report details the alarming increase in youth use of any tobacco product increased for the first time in years.