Office of Adolescent Health

Resource: Positive Youth Development

This webpage provides a definition of positive youth development, information on the eight key practices organizations can consider when implementing the approach, and resources communities or programs can use to incorporate positive youth development into their work.

Resource: Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment: A TAG Talk

This video addresses substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.

Resource: PAF Program Videos

Two new videos highlight the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF), a program that supports expectant and parenting teens and their children.

Resource: Updates to OAH Bullying Content

These updates to the bullying section of the OAH website include the latest information on bullying in schools and online, negative consequences of bullying, and promising prevention and intervention efforts from federal partners and youth engagement organizations. 

Report: Understanding Adolescent Inhalant Use

This report uses 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health data to explore inhalant use among U.S. adolescents aged 12 and older. 

Resource: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Evidence Review

This website provides a systematic review of teen pregnancy prevention literature and identifies effective programs that reduce teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and associated sexual risk behaviors.