Health and Nutrition

The Crisis of Connection for Adolescent Boys: A TAG Talk

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Adolescent Health, in collaboration with the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs and New York University Professor of Developmental Psychology Niobe Way developed a video and two discussion guides about the crisis of connection, its impact on the health and well-being of adolescent boys, and the implications for their work with teens.

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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.

Report: Estimates of Contraceptive Need Among Currently Sexually Active, Uninsured Women

This report estimates the number of uninsured, currently sexually active women in need of contraceptive service at the state and sub-state levels, and maps that highlight areas where mosquitoes that can spread Zika are common and where family planning services are available.

Report: Adolescent Well-Being after Experiencing Family Homelessness

This brief uses data collected for the Family Options Study of families in emergency shelters to examine the well-being of adolescents who stayed in the shelters 20 months following their experience.