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Finding Common Ground (Issue Brief)

Date: September 14, 2017

An Overview on Key Conservative Principles to Support Shared Goals for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health A shifted landscape of new or strengthened power players (particularly those who lean conservative) at all levels of government, combined with threats to public health investments that our nation’s youth are facing, necessitates a reinvigorated call to public policy…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network.(2017). Issue brief: Finding common ground: An overview on key conservative principles to support shared goals for adolescent sexual & reproductive health. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resource/finding-common-ground-issue-brief/
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Frequently Asked Questions about Science-Based Approaches

Date: October 1, 2008

In 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Reproductive Health (CDC DRH) began funding a national project, Promoting Science-Based Approaches (PSBA) to promote science-based approaches in teen pregnancy, HIV, and STI prevention. The seven science-based approaches are examined in detail in this FAQ resource.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2008). Frequently asked questions about science-based approaches. Baltimore: Author.
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Gaining Support for Teen Families: Mapping the Perceptual Hurdles


Healthy Teen Network, along with a National Advisory Group, and the FrameWorks Institute have completed Phase One of a two year effort dedicated to identifying and implementing new ways of talking about pregnant and parenting teens to gain support for this population.

Citation: Nall Bales, S. & O'Neil, M. (2008). Gaining Support for Teen Families: Mapping the Perceptual Hurdles. DC: Author.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan

Date: June 28, 2017

Welcome to Your Healthy Future! Hello! Sometime soon, you will become an adult, and along with that will come a lot of responsibilities but also opportunities to make your own choices and pursue your dreams. Adolescence—the time you are 13 to 24 years—may be a period of some stress. But it’s also a time for…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future plan. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Facilitator Companion

Date: June 28, 2017

  Generate My Healthy Future Plan is an activity with tools for adolescents and young adults ages 13 through 24 to uncover the health and well-being matters of greatest interest to them and then point them to resources for more information or to suggestions for action taking. The activity guides youth to consider their readiness…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future plan facilitator companion. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/FacilitatorCompanion/
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Group Activity Planning Guide

Date: January 2, 2018

Adolescence and young adulthood is a time when individuals begin to think about what they want for their futures—completing school, the type of work or career that best suits them, perhaps forming a long-term relationship, and generally enjoying life. During adolescence and young adulthood, youth are considering their futures through self-reflection, talking with people they…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2018). Generate my healthy future plan: Group activity planning guide. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/generatemyhealthyfuture/ groupactivity
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Guide

Date: June 28, 2017

How Do I Use the Guide? To use the Guide, go back to the Questionnaire. For each question, look at your answer. Now go to the section of the Guide with information related to your answer. The Guide has more information about each of the 20 healthy future subjects: The “101”: Brief introduction to the…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future guide. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/Guide/.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Journal

Date: June 28, 2017

What Is the Journal? Complete your Journal online and then save it, or print it and write in it. The Journal is your place to write down anything you want to keep track of and return to. This could be your answers to the reflection questions from the Generate My Healthy Future Guide, a note…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future journal. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/Journal/.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Questionnaire

Date: June 28, 2017

 What Do I Do? Read the question. Think about it for a moment. Select the answer that best represents how you feel today about the topic. Go to the next question.  After You Answer the Questionnaire… Go on to the Guide for more information.   How Do I Generate My Healthy Future Plan? Go to…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2017). Generate my healthy future questionnaire. Baltimore: Author. HealthyTeenNetwork.org/Resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/20Questions/.
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Generate My Healthy Future Plan: Study Results, 2017

Date: January 2, 2018

In 2017, Healthy Teen Network conducted a study of Generate My Healthy Future Plan to examine the utility of the activity for adolescents, young adults, and caring adults. Overall, study participants indicated high satisfaction with the activity and resources in their current form, finding it easy, comfortable to do (alone or with another), appealing in…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network (2018). Generate my healthy future plan: Study results. Baltimore: Author. Available from /www.HealthyTeenNetwork.org/resources/GenerateMyHealthyFuture/study2017
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