Healthy Youth Multimedia Resources

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Adolescent Connectedness and Adult Health Outcomes - June 24, 2019

New CDC research suggests helping young people feel engaged and cared for at home and at school — also called connectedness — may have substantial health benefits that last well beyond their teenage years.

This graphic illustrates data from a new CDC study. The three data points highlighted are that when teens felt connected to family and school, they were 65% less likely to use illicit drugs or misuse prescription drugs as adults, 54% less likely to be diagnosed with an STD as adults, and 51% less likely to report having experienced physical violence in the past year as adults.image icon[PNG - 519 KB]

Adolescent Connectedness & Adult Health Outcomes

This graphic illustrates data from a new CDC study that suggests when teens felt connected to family and school, they were 65 percent less likely to use illicit drugs or misuse prescription drugs as adults.image icon[PNG - 485 KB]

Adolescent Connectedness & Adult Health Outcomes -Lifetime Prescription Drug Misuse and other Illicit Drug Use

This graphic illustrates data from a new CDC study that suggests when teens felt connected to family and school, they were 54 percent less likely to be diagnosed with an STD as adults. Connectedness refers to a sense of caring, support, and belonging to family and school.image icon[PNG - 473 KB]

Adolescent Connectedness & Adult Health Outcomes - STDs

This graphic illustrates data from a new CDC study that suggests when teens felt connected to family and school, they were 51 percent less likely to report having experienced physical violence in the past year as adults.image icon[PNG - 491 KB]

Adolescent Connectedness & Adult Health Outcomes - Physical Violence

CDC Data Provide Insights on the Risk of HIV & STDs Among Nation’s Youth - June 14, 2018

The 2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) paints a promising picture about the drug and sexual behaviors U.S. high school students report, but the findings leave room for concern – especially among groups of young people who report multiple health risks.

Trends in Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Youth: 2001-2017image icon[JPG - 220 KB]

Trends in Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Youth: 2001-2017

Misuse of Prescription Opioids, 2017image icon[JPG - 257 KB]

Misuse of Prescription Opioids, 2017

Youth Face Unequal Risksimage icon[JPG - 807 KB]

Youth Face Unequal Risks

CDC Publishes First National Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual High School Students' Health - August 11, 2016

The first nationally representative study of U.S. lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students finds they experience substantially higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other students – and are at risk for several serious outcomes.

Percentage of Students Who Were Ever Physically Forced to Have Sexual Intercourseimage icon[JPG - 452 KB]

Percentage of Students Who Were Ever Physically Forced to Have Sexual Intercourse

Percentage of Students Who Were Bullied on School Propertyimage icon[JPG - 416 KB]

Percentage of Students Who Were Bullied on School Property

Percentage of Students Who Experienced Sexual Dating Violenceimage icon[JPG - 437 KB]

Percentage of Students Who Experienced Sexual Dating Violence

Percentage of Students Who Were Electronically Bulliedimage icon[JPG - 403 KB]

Percentage of Students Who Were Electronically Bullied

Percentage of Students Who Experienced Physical Dating Violenceimage icon[JPG - 417 KB]

Percentage of Students Who Experienced Physical Dating Violence

Multimedia Archive
Percentage of Sexually Experienced Students Ever Tested for HIV, Overall and by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2005-2013image icon[JPG - 354 KB]

Percentage of Sexually Experienced Students Ever Tested for HIV, Overall and by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2005-2013

Overall Trends in Sexual Risk Behavior among Students, 1991-2013image icon[JPG - 311 KB]

Overall Trends in Sexual Risk Behavior among Students, 1991-2013

Youth Behaviors and HIV Risk with Dr. Laura Kann

"Youth Behaviors and HIV Risk" with Dr. Laura Kann

Page last reviewed: September 26, 2017