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Adolescent Health Resource Center

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Welcome to the Adolescent Health Resource Center, provided by the Women and Children’s Health Section, Children and Youth Branch. Please navigate the links below for information and resources related to adolescent health.


January 2019

Happy New Year! National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week, brought to you by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, is observed January 22nd to January 27th. Check out the NIH website for more resources and how you can get involved.

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December 2018

December recognizes National Impaired Driving Prevention Month. Did you know that about 1 in every 5 North Carolina high school aged students report driving or riding in a car with a driver who had been drinking alcohol? Learn more at Youth.Gov.  (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 1991-2017 High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data. Available at Accessed on 12/14/18.)

October 2018

Want to spread more kindness? October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Visit these websites to see how you can show your support at school or in the community: Pacer National Bullying Prevention Center; StopBullying.Gov; Stomp Out Bullying.

September 2018

September is Suicide Prevention Month, visit our NC DPH website, It’s OK 2 Ask to find information and resources on how to get help or help others.

August 2018

Back to School, Back to Doctor! Headed back to school? Make sure your adolescent is up to date on their annual well-child visit.

June 2018

Check out the latest National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).


For more information, please contact the Children and Youth Branch at 919-707-5600.