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Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG)

Adolescent Health: Think, Act, Grow® (TAG) is a national call to action to improve adolescent health in the United States. TAG calls upon organizations and individuals to prioritize activities that can support the health and healthy development of all of America's 42 million adolescents.

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Successful Strategies

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About TAG

TAG calls on organizations and individuals working with adolescents to prioritize activities that improve health. Learn how the effort began.

Why TAG?

Adolescence is an important time to lay the foundation for health that can last a lifetime. Learn why.

Using TAG

You can make a difference by taking action to improve adolescent health! Learn more about the recommended actions steps and resources, and then get others to join TAG

TAG in Action: Successful Strategies

See how communities across the country have used TAG's Five Essentials to make real, positive, change for adolescent health.

Game Plan for Engaging Youth

Find ideas for engaging adolescents and young adults in taking ownership of their health. Help them take the lead!

TAG Resources

Check out these resources to empower adults and adolescents. TAG, You're it!
The fastest way to living healthy starts right now

A call to action to promote the health of America's 42 million adolescents.

Download the TAG Playbook
Download the TAG Toolkit


Using TAG

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Parents, family members, and adolescents have a role to play in healthy adolescent development.
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There are a lot of great websites for teens with tools and information to help you stay healthy.
Learn more about the recommended action steps and find resources.



Content created by Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on February 17, 2017