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Helping adolescents and young adults be healthy, responsible and ready to learn – today and in the future – is collectively achieved by parents, health care providers, educators and others who play an influential role in their lives.

So, what’s your role?

We’ve developed this resource section for you! Whether you’re an adolescent, young adult, parent, teacher, health care or other service provider – or simply someone who cares – we hope this section helps.

To learn more about adolescent health

NC Health Info, Teen’s Health

Office of Adolscent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adolescent Health, Healthy People 2020

Teen Health, Medline Plus

Adolescent Health: Coverage and Access to Care, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

To learn more about school-based health care

National Assembly on School-based Health Care

North Carolina School Community Health Alliance

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Adolescent and School Health

North Carolina Institute of Medicine – Task Force on Adolescent Health

American Public Health Association – Center for School, Health and Education

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Adolescent Health

Below is a selection of published papers, reports and articles on school-based health care

American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy Statement: School-Based Health Centers and Pediatric Practice. Pediatrics 2012;129,2.

American Academy of Pediatrics. “School Health Centers and Other Integrated School Health Services.” Pediatrics 2001;107;198.

National Assembly on School Based Health Care. “School-Based Health Centers: uniting education and health for success in the classroom and life.” 2007.

North S., Parker C. “North Carolina’s School-Based and School-Linked Health Centers.” North Carolina Medical Journal, July/August 2010, Volume 71, Number 4.

Walker SC, et al. “Impact of School-Based Health Center Use on Academic Outcomes.” Journal of Adolescent Health. March 2010, Volume 46, Issue 3, Pages 251-257.

Divya Mohan Little. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: Why it is important. November 20, 2009.

Adrienne Ammerman. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: Why it is Common Sense. March 31, 2010.

Adrienne Ammerman. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: How it is Funded. August 23, 2010.

Julia Graham Lear: California HealthCare Foundation. It’s elementary: expanding the use of school-based clinics. October 2007.

Center for Health and Health Care in Schools. “From the margins to the mainstream: institutionalizing school-based health centers.” June 2000.

Resources for parents/guardians

NC Health Info, Teen’s Health

CDC – Positive Parenting Tips for Young Teens (12-14)

CDC – Positive Parenting Tips for Teenagers (15-17)