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Office of Adolescent Health

Leading the nation to ensure that America’s adolescents thrive and become healthy, productive adults. The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents. OAH leads through promoting strength-based approaches, bolstering multi-sector engagement, and bringing in youth voices to support healthy development and transitions to productive adulthood. Authorized by the Public Health Service Act, OAH supports research, services, prevention and health promotion activities, training, education, partnership engagement, national planning, and information dissemination activities.


Adolescent Development

Learn how adolescents grow and change and issues they may face, like maintaining healthy relationships, developing positive mental and physical health, and avoiding substance use.

Facts & Stats

Get the latest numbers on U.S. adolescent health at the national and state levels as well as their changing demographics and how they spend their time.

Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow®

Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) is a national call to action to improve adolescent health in the United States.

Resources & Training

Find federal resources, such as videos, online learning tools, and more, to help you work with adolescents and promote their health.

Grant Programs

Learn about OAH grants that enable states, tribes and local programs to prevent teen pregnancy and support expectant and parenting youth.

Evaluation & Research

Expanding evidence and advancing best practices to improve the health of adolescents and young adults.


Check out the latest news and announcements from OAH.

About OAH

Learn more about OAH, its work, and its mission to improve the health of America's adolescents.