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Position Statement: Health Promotion & The Social Determinants of Health

Date: September 20, 2017

Healthy Teen Network believes that health promotion, or a holistic approach we call Youth 360⁰, is the best way to achieve positive health and well-being outcomes for all youth. How and where youth live, learn, and play matters. Health promotion is an approach that enables people to increase control over and improve their health, while…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Health promotion & the social determinants of health. Baltimore: Author.
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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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Tip Sheet: Know Your Audience

Date: September 11, 2017

Strategies for Opening Channels of Communication When communicating with elected officials or stakeholders, it is important to understand their background and perspective: this will inevitably lead to a more productive conversation. This tip sheet provides strategies for identifying common ground with elected officials and key stakeholders and tips for opening up channels of communication. Even…

Citation: Suggested Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Tip Sheet: Know your audience: Strategies for opening channels of communication. Baltimore: Author. Available from www.HealthyTeenNetwork.org/ esources/tip-sheet-know-your-audience/
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Position Statement: Educational Equity for Young People Who Are Pregnant & Parenting

Date: September 11, 2017

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Healthy Teen Networks supports educational equity and systems of support that aid young people who are pregnant and parenting to complete high school. When pregnant and parenting youth graduate from high school, they have an increased chance of seeking post-secondary education and being workforce prepared, and they have a reduced chance of living in poverty…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Educational equity for young people who are pregnant or Parenting. Baltimore: Author.
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Position Statement: Sexual & Reproductive Health Services for System-Involved Youth

Date: September 11, 2017

Healthy Teen Network believes that youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems (system-involved youth) deserve comprehensive sexuality education and optimal sexual and reproductive health services in order to achieve whole health. SRH services should be designed and delivered with consideration for system-involved youth.

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Position statement: Sexual & reproductive health services for system-involved youth. Baltimore: Author.
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September Webinar Series: Navigating the Politics of Public Health

Date: September 7, 2017

Finding Common Ground in Support of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health A 4-Part Webinar Series, Each Thursday in September 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…

Citation: Healthy Teen Network. (2017). Navigating the politics of public health: Finding common ground in support of adolescent sexual and reproductive health (4-part webinar series). Baltimore: Author. Available from: http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/resources/webinars-navigating-politics-public-health/
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Celebrating Young Parents (Webinar Recording)

Date: July 13, 2017

  Celebrating Young Parents: How New Mexico and California Established a Day of Recognition (Webinar Recording) Over the past several years, two states—New Mexico and California—have been working to affirm the value of young families and celebrate the ways they contribute to our communities because all adolescents and young adults, including pregnant and parenting teens,…

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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: 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: 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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