Promoting Teen Health: Linking Schools, Health Organizations, and Community / Edition 1

Promoting Teen Health: Linking Schools, Health Organizations, and Community / Edition 1

by Alan Henderson
     
 

This book demonstrates how some of the most serious problems and dangers confronting teenagers today - tobacco, alcohol, substance abuse, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, mental health problems and youth violence - can be addressed through health promotion and education.

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Overview

This book demonstrates how some of the most serious problems and dangers confronting teenagers today - tobacco, alcohol, substance abuse, pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, mental health problems and youth violence - can be addressed through health promotion and education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761902768
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/13/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Overview of Teen Health1
2Preventing Unintentional Adolescent Injury7
3Physical Activity and Fitness22
4Nutrition for Teens28
5Tobacco Use and Adolescents46
6Drug Abuse58
7Adolescents and Alcohol Use78
8Recognizing and Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Adolescents100
9Hiv/Aids117
10Adolescent Pregnancy and Too-Early Childbearing132
11Mental Health151
12Youth Violence166
13Family and Dating Violence181
14Selected Factors Associated With Demonstrating Success in Health Education Programs199
15Project CUFFS (Communities for United Fullerton Safety)210
16Peer Education ... a Little Help From Your Friends215
17Baile de Vida: The Dance of Life219
18The Vermont School and Mass Media Project223
19Postponing Sexual Involvement228
20Class of 1989 Study233
21Adolescent Family Life Program237
22New Jersey School-Based Youth Services Program242
23Archway: Treating Adolescent Substance Abusers247
24In Context: The Future for Adolescent Health252
Name Index257
Subject Index263
About the Editors271

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