Health and Nutrition

Resources: Crisis Helplines

If someone's life is in danger, call 911 or your local emergency number. We have shared crisis support services for specific needs.

Resource: Framing Adolescent Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This guide shares five ways to talk more effectively about adolescent development in the era of COVID-19.

Resource: Supporting Decision Making Recording

This recording share how to support young people to make healthy, safe decisions that are consistent with their own interests and preferences.

Archived Webinar: Pushing Educational Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds

This archived webinar features their instrumental recommendations to help all students achieve educational success and incorporate student voices in decision-making.

Funding to Support COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation in Vulnerable Communities

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will invest more than $1.6 billion from the American Rescue Plan to support testing and mitigation measures in high-risk congregate settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and detect and stem potential outbreaks.

School-Based Strategies for Addressing the Mental Health and Well-Being of Youth in the Wake of COVID-19

This guidance identifies school-based strategies for addressing the mental health and well-being challenges among youth that arose during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Report: Where Do We Go Next? Youth Insights on the High School Experience During a Year of Upheaval

This report from America's Promise Alliance makes several recommendations for supporting young people now and in the coming years and suggests state and district leaders prioritize support for high school students in the allocation of their federal recovery funds.

Fair, Equal, Just Campaign

YouthLead invites youth-serving organizations and youth to unite with young changemakers for the #FairEqualJust campaign in May.

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.

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.