Health and Nutrition

Resource: Healthy Native Youth

This website provides culturally-relevant health curricula for Native youth.

Resource: Successes in Adolescent Health: Tools and Techniques to Support Pregnant and Parenting Young People in Breastfeeding

This resource is a result of a recent http://www.clocc.net/our-focus-areas/early-childhood/breastfeeding-support/youngbfsupport/ event to better understand and address research findings that mothers under the age of 20 have the lowest rates of breastfeeding initiation and the shortest duration of breastfeeding of those who breastfeed.

Resource: Summer Food Service Program

This website provides information on the Summer Food Service Program, which provides nutritious meals to low-income children when school is not in session.

Report: Tobacco Use Among Middle and High School Students - U.S., 2011-2016

This report analyzes data from the 2011–2016 National Youth Tobacco Surveys to determine recent patterns of current use of seven tobacco product types among U.S. middle and high school students. 

Report: Comparison of Physical Health Conditions among Adolescents Aged 12 to 17 with and without Major Depressive Episode

This report examines the association between major depressive episode, self-rated overall health, and selected health conditions (including asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, obesity, and diabetes) among adolescents in the U.S.

Resource: AIDSource

This resource provides HIV/AIDS-related information and resources, reviewed and selected by expert information specialists from the NLM. Users can also search for information on specific populations, such as adolescents; those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender; Native Americans; and substance users.

Report: Inheriting a Sustainable World: Atlas on Children’s Health and the Environment

This publication describes the global impact of the environment on children’s health and provides a framework for creating sustainable environments and reducing the exposure of children to modifiable environmental hazards.