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.
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.
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) 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
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