Overview

Adolescent Health Services

The Adolescent Health Services Program is comprised of programs and initiatives that serve the Hoosier adolescent population, ages 10-24. Below is a brief overview of current activities.

 

Administration for Children & Families, Family Youth Services Bureau Title V Abstinence Education Grant Program (AEGP)

The Title V Abstinence Education Grant Program (AEGP) provides funding for abstinence education, and where appropriate, mentoring, counseling and adult supervision to promote abstinence from sexual activity.

 

Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

The Indiana Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) is part of a nationwide surveying effort led and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to monitor students' health risks and behaviors in six categories, including weight and diet, physical activity, injury and violence, tobacco use, alcohol and other drug use, and sexual behaviors.

 

School Health Profiles (Profiles)

School Health Profiles (Profiles) is part of a nationwide surveying effort led and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assess school health policies and practices in states, large urban school districts, and territories.

 

Additional Resources for Adolescent Health

Children’s Special Healthcare Services: http://www.in.gov/isdh/19613.htm

Child Fatality Review: http://www.in.gov/isdh/26154.htm 

Chronic Disease, Primary Care and Rural Health:  http://www.in.gov/isdh/24725.htm

HIV Prevention: http://www.in.gov/isdh/18695.htm

Immunization: http://www.in.gov/isdh/17094.htm

Minority Health: http://www.in.gov/isdh/25104.htm

Nutrition and Physical Activity: http://www.in.gov/isdh/20060.htm

Oral Health: http://www.in.gov/isdh/18695.htm

Trauma and Injury Prevention Division: http://www.in.gov/isdh/19537.htm


Contact: Adolescent Health Coordinator
Bus:  317-234-6326
Fax: 317-233-7001