The goal of our work is to promote the health and well-being of all adolescents in Oregon.
The information found here is for youth, parents and the many people who support and provide services for them.
Information for professionals and families about normal adolescent growth and development (social, physical, mental, and emotional) including charts, fact sheets, articles and publications.
There is a strong, well-established link between health and learning. Students’ health impacts attendance, test scores, and the ability to pay attention in class.
Becoming a sexually healthy adult is one of the most important developmental tasks of adolescence. Healthy sexuality is to be respected, and requires a sense of responsibility to be emotionally and physically prepared and protected.