Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter
The David J. Sencer CDC Museum Public Health Academy Teen Newsletter introduces teens to different public health topics that CDC studies. Each newsletter provides an Introduction, explains CDC’s Work, breaks down the topic using the Public Health Approach, gives you a behind the scenes look at historical items Out of the CDC Museum Collection, and offers a live Teen Talk where teens can learn from CDC experts.
AUDIENCE: The Teen Newsletter presents valid scientific data and public health interventions on topics across field of public health including STDs, drug use, and violence. For this reason, we recommend that parents or guardians assess the appropriateness of sharing the newsletter with younger-aged children.
GLOSSARY: Not sure of a certain word in any of the CDC Museum Public Health Academy Teen Newsletters? Check this glossary for definitions of frequently used terms.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
ACEs are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (0-17 years). ACEs can include abuse, neglect, household challenges, or other sources of adversity. This newsletter includes content on topics that may be difficult for some people to process, so take a minute to think about whether you want to continue reading.