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Office of Adolescent Health

May is National Adolescent Health Month (NAHM). NAHM emphasizes the importance of building on young people’s strengths and potential, encouraging meaningful youth engagement in adolescent health activities, and highlighting key topics in adolescent health. Weekly themes for the 2024 NAHM will be announced early Spring. Learn more. ...
Two OAH Videos Win National Health Information Awards Honors Two OAH videos won awards in the Health Promotion/Disease and Injury Prevention class of the 2019 Annual National Health Information Awards, organized by the Health Information Resource Center (HIRC). “Adolescent Substance Use, Addiction, and Treatment with Sarah Bagley, MD” received a silver award ...
This video series addresses the growing understanding that adolescents and young adults need healthcare that is geared specifically to their needs, and is distinct from services provided to adults or young children.
Two new videos highlight the PAF, a program that supports expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and families.
This video addresses substance use and addiction in adolescents and young adults and the most effective approaches to treating addiction, including opioid addiction.
Two new videos highlight the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF), a program that supports expectant and parenting teens and their children.
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. 
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