Adolescent and School Health
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy (OHAIDP) has published a Request for Information in the Federal Register to solicit written comments, recommendations, and ideas for developing the STI Federal Action Plan. Electronic responses are strongly preferred and comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. ET on June 3, 2019.
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.