Adolescent and School Health
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) will host two virtual listening sessions to gather public input to inform the development of a Sexually Transmitted Diseases Federal Action Plan. Sessions are April 17 and May 9, 2019, and registration is required.
YRBSS monitors six types of health-risk behaviors that contribute to the leading causes of death and disability among youth and adults.
Protective factors are individual or environmental characteristics, conditions, or behaviors that reduce the effects of stressful life events.
Schools and other youth-serving organizations can help young people adopt lifelong attitudes and behaviors that support their health and well-being.