School of Public Health

Adolescent Health Resources

If you have suggestions for additional resources, please email them to Malka Main, Managing Writer & Editor at malim@uw.edu.

How to Involve Youth in Programs and Conversations

Youth-Driven Health Organizations

  • WeRNative
    A comprehensive health resource for Native youth by Native youth that address physical, sexual, and emotional health topics with culturally relevant content and stories .
  • Native Youth Sexual Health Network
    An organization by and for Indigenous youth that works across issues of sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Advocates for Youth
    A program that helps young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health
  • Young Women for Reproductive Justice
    This collective of 14-24 year old activists working towards ensure reproductive freedom for all people
  • Kids as Self-Advocates
    A national, grassroots project created by youth with disabilities for youth

Youth-focused National Support

Clinicians/Providers

  • Comparison of the Adolescent Well Care Visit and Pre-participation Physical Evaluation
    A tool to help schools and providers modify one visit to incorporate the elements of the other and offer care coordination that can minimize a student’s absence from school and sports.
  • Adolescent Clinical Preventive Services Guidelines
    A summary of recommended adolescent preventive services and screening tests and risk factors compiled from the United States Preventive Services Task Force, Bright Futures, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices.
  • Check Yourself
    This pre-visit health screening app that offers patient and provider immediate response-based feedback that work as talking points during the visit.It's currently available for use in large healthcare organizations, clinics and schools and can be integrated into electronic health records or customer relationship management systems. 

Data/Research