Department of Health and Human Services

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.

Preventing Violence Affecting Young Lives (PREVAYL) (Funding Opportunity)

This funding will address multiple forms of violence impacting adolescents and young adults, particularly in communities with high rates of violence, by implementing prevention approaches with an emphasis on the outer levels of the social-ecological model.

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.

SBIRT - Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (Funding Opportunity)

The purpose of this program is to implement screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment services for children, adolescents, and/or adults in primary care and community health settings with a focus on screening for underage drinking, opioid use, and other substance use.

Resource: The Value of Relationships: Improving Human Services Participant Outcomes through Social Capital Handbook

This handbook provides the opportunity to better understand the concept and value of social capital, explore a constellation of guiding principles that underlie social-capital-related work, and implement specific practices to help program participants build and use social capital to improve their future through potential reductions in poverty, increases in employment, and improvements in well-being.

Resource: "Talk. They Hear You." Partner Materials

These “Talk. They Hear You.” materials to aid partners underage drinking and substance use prevention efforts.