Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Resource: Preventing Suicide: A Technical Package of Policy, Programs, and Practices

This technical package describes seven science-based strategies that communities and states can use in their suicide prevention efforts.

Resource: Increasing Physical Education and Physical Activity: A Framework for Schools

This framework can help schools plan and organize physical education and activity before, during, and after school to increase students’ overall physical activity and health.

Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students - U.S., 2011-2016

This report analyzes data from the 2011–2016 National Youth Tobacco Surveys to determine recent patterns of current use of seven tobacco product types among U.S. middle and high school students. 

Resource: Strategies for Addressing Asthma in Schools

This resource (PDF, 16 pages) provides information and tools for implementing asthma control programs in schools. Staff in state health departments and others interested in “asthma friendly schools” can use this resource to develop comprehensive asthma management programs for school settings.