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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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About TAG

Learn about the goals of TAG, its roots in positive youth development, its Five Essentials for Healthy Adolescents, and risk and protective factors that can influence adolescent health.

Using TAG

You can make a difference by taking actions 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


Follow and Promote TAG

Here are five ways YOU can get involved with TAG and help improve adolescent health and healthy development:

  1. Subscribe to OAH’s monthly e-newsletter
  2. Follow @TeenHealthGov and #TAG42mil on Twitter
  3. Promote TAG to your networks
  4. Take action to improve adolescent health
  5. Share your successful strategies



Content created by Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on February 26, 2019