This report highlights opportunities for health department infectious disease programs to address a range of drug user health issues, identifies potential collaborators and provides recommendations for health department programs to consider to best meet the comprehensive health needs of people who inject drugs.
This lesson and facilitator’s guide was developed for organizations that care about and work with adolescents, ages 15-19, to support them in making healthy decisions about their lives and their futures, and in reducing teen pregnancy. The lesson addresses four key areas related to contraceptive and reproductive health: 1) adolescents’ right to receive care; 2) the types of services available to them; 3) how services are provided; 4) and where they can go for contraceptive and reproductive health care in their community.
This report outlines opportunities for leadership engagement that promotes core public health, with case examples specific to STD prevention. The opportunities in this report fall under four areas: partnerships, payment, workforce, and surveillance.
This report takes literature review, interviews, and an in-person meeting to examine the current status of integration of services provided for STDs and how transitioning to a more integrated model can be successful.
This slide set presents a module that describes the scope and risk factors for STDs/STIs in adolescents and explores how to assess, treat, and prevent STDs in adolescent patients using the most up-to-date screening and treatment guidelines.
This slide set presents a module that explains why confidentiality is essential to adolescent clinical care. It explores the laws regarding minors’ access to reproductive health services, and describes the ways that mandatory parental involvement laws can affect adolescent health.
This information sheet discusses expedited partner therapy in Texas, which is the practice of treating sex partners of heterosexual patients diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea without an exam from a health care provider.