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About the Program

The Adolescent Health Program seeks to promote positive youth development and prevent or reduce negative health outcomes, with a focus on:

The Adolescent Health Program serves as a resource to Alaskan communities and aims to offer the public the best possible services available to them. Here is some of what the program does:

  • Collaborates with other State agencies on many adolescent health issues
  • Supports the efforts of local community service agencies
  • Promotes partnerships between local community health and social service agencies
  • Provides technical assistance and trainings on healthy relationships, teen pregnancy prevention, youth development, and more for parents, teachers, or adolescent service providers
  • Publishes periodic fact sheets and reports on adolescent health
  • Plans, manages, supports and evaluates programs in the community
  • Involves youth in decisions and planning programs to address their needs
  • Provides access to adolescent health resources and materials
  • Community Needs Assessment in select communities in Alaska (with youth, parents and service providers)

Resources

Materials

For more information about the State of Alaska Adolescent Health Program or if you have questions or comments, please contact:

Mollie Rosier, MPH
Adolescent Health Program Manager
Alaska Division of Public Health
Women's, Children's and Family Health
3601 C Street, Suite 322
Anchorage, Alaska 99503-5923
Phone: 907.269.3466
Fax: 907.269.3465