- Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health
- Promoting Parent Engagement: Improving Student Health and Academic AchievementSchools can take action to promote parent engagement in schools, and support positive education and health behaviors among children and adolescents.
- Parent Engagement: For Teachers and Other School StaffTeachers and other school staff can take action to promote parent engagement in schools, and support positive education and health behaviors among children and adolescents.
- Ways to Engage in Your Child’s School to Support Student Health and LearningWhen parents and school staff work together, students are healthier and more successful in school.
- Monitoring Your Teen’s Activities: What Parents and Families Should KnowBy making a habit of knowing about their teens and setting clear expectations for behavior, parents can reduce their teens’ risks for negative health outcomes.
- Ways to Influence Your Teen’s Sexual Risk Behavior: What Fathers Can DoFathers can play an important role in helping teens avoid sexual risk behaviors.
- Parents’ Influence on the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens: What Parents and Families Should KnowBy supporting and affirming teens' sexual orientation, parents and families can play an important role in helping lesbian, gay, or bisexual teens stay safe and healthy.
- Talking with Your Teens about Sex: Going Beyond “the Talk”
- Teen Health Services and One-On-One Time with A Healthcare Provider: An Infobrief for Parents
- Fostering School Connectedness: Improving Student Health and Academic AchievementSchool administrators can take action to increase school connectedness and help students learn and stay healthy.
- Fostering School Connectedness: Improving Student Health and Academic AchievementThe attention and support that all school staff give students can help them learn and stay healthy.
- School Connectedness: Helping Your Child Feel Connected to SchoolBy taking action to increase youths' connection to school, parents can help their children do well in school and make healthy choices.
- Bringing High-Quality HIV and STD Prevention to Youth In Schools pdf icon[PDF - 357K]
- Effective HIV and STD Prevention Programs for Youth: A Summary of Scientific Evidence pdf icon[PDF - 205K]
- HIV and Young Men Who Have Sex With Men pdf icon[PDF - 527K]
- DASH Snapshot: How CDC Prepares Healthy Youth for Successful Futures pdf icon[PDF - 137 KB]
- Substance Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Youth
National YRBS/SHPPS Combination Fact Sheets (2017 YRBS and 2014 SHPPS)
These fact sheets present information about the percentages of high school students who engage in certain risk behaviors, along with the status of school health policies and programs designed to address those behaviors.
- The Obesity Epidemic
- HIV and Other STD Prevention
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
- Tobacco Use pdf icon[PDF – 77 KB]
Trend Fact Sheets:
- Alcohol Use
- Behaviors that Contribute to Unintentional Injury
- Behaviors that Contribute to Violence
- Behaviors that Contribute to Violence on School Property
- Marijuana, Cocaine, and Other Illegal Drug Use
- Obesity, Dietary Behaviors and Weight Control Practices
- Physical Activity
- Sexual Behaviors and HIV Testing
- Suicide-Related Behaviors
- Tobacco Use