Improving Adolescent Health Through State-level Collaborative Initiatives



Topic Area: Mental Health

Deployment Effects on Child and Adolescent Mental Health.
Research, advocacy, education, program implementation for military youth whose parents are deployed in support of the current war effort. National Advocacy/Awareness Effort. For more information contact Keith Lemmon at

Topic Area: Obesity

CBO Partnership for obesity treatment
First of its kind to provide partnerships in the community and a hospital/clinic framework for obesity treatment and use of motivational interviewing. Serves Adolescents 12-17. For more information contact Henry Berman at

Topic Area: Substance Abuse

Program provides inpatient evaluation and treatment recommendations for teens with substance abuse disorders. For more information contact Leslie Walker at

Topic Area: General Health

Clinic serves teens with headaches, abdominal pain and Raynaudes. ages 8-21. For more information contact Cora Breuner at

If you would like to submit an adolescent health project to be considered for this database, please send a brief description of the project along with contact information to

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Last Updated 7/11

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