Center for Adolescent Health
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The Center for Adolescent Health is a member of the Prevention Research Centers (PRCs) Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
Together with community partners, the Center conducts research that identifies the needs and strengths of young people and tests programs designed to promote the health and well-being of young people.
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All youth should have access to the support and resources needed to transition to healthy adulthood.
The Center for Adolescent Health is committed to assisting urban youth to become healthy and productive adults. Together with its community partners, the Center conducts research that identifies the needs and strengths of young people and tests programs designed to promote their health and well-being
To promote health equity and well-being for youth through connection and collaboration with a diverse network of young people and community and academic partners on public health research, education, policy, and practice.
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