Health and Nutrition

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.

Resources for Professionals and Others Supporting Young People During Times of Uncertainty

This webpage from the Child Welfare Information Gateway shares resources on how professionals and other caring adults can support young people who are in their care during times of uncertainty.

Resource: State COVID-19 Response: Youth with Disabilities

This webpage provides information on how states are providing valuable structure, development, training and a sense of community during the pandemic through assistive technology, distance learning, family engagement, individualized education programs, mental health, telehealth, and transition services. Learn more.

Resource: Dear Adult Leaders: #ListenToYouth

This four-week series from America's Promise Alliance and The 74 shares open letters from high school students to decision-makers in their states and communities that call for specific actions to address issues that arose from a recent town hall as top-of-mind for young people. One call to action was abundantly clear: young people want decision-makers to take their ideas and experiences into consideration. Not only because it’s the right thing to do—it’s also the smart thing to do.

Resource: Broadband Access Landscape

Information about available streams of funding for human services providers, educational institutions, and individuals and families to access broadband and devices, compiled in response to the pressing need for connectivity and internet access in these times.

Past Event: 2020 Virtual ILC Conference Highlights

HOSA-Future Health Professionals conducted the 43rd annual Virtual International Leadership Conference (VILC) with 7,300 members, advisors, judges and guests on June 24-27, 2020.

Resource: Improvables E-Learning Study Guide

This study guide for the "Improvables" e-learning module can be used for self-guided learning, during a training, or in one-on-one or group supervision.

Resource: Six Core Elements™ 3.0 and Interactive Website

This national resource center on health care transition (HCT), offers new and updated resources on its revamped user-friendly website. Got Transition is now offering the updated Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition™ 3.0, which define the basic components of HCT support. The Six Core Elements 3.0 are intended for use by pediatric, family medicine, med-peds, and internal medicine practices. Learn more.

Report: COVID-19’s Impact on Young People

The Center for Promise's nationally representative survey of high school youth reveals young people's perceptions of the pandemic’s impact on their learning and their lives.