On October 25th, 2017 The Adolescent Health Working Group hosted the 14th annual providers gathering, Moving toward Health and Justice: Transforming Masculinity and Showing Up for Young Men. Funded by the San Francisco Department of Public Health: Behavioral Health Services MHSA & MCAH and the Department of Children Youth & Families. We had a full … Continue reading 2017 Providers Gathering in Review
Helping Young People Set Their Own Limits By Christopher Pepper “JUST SAY NO!” That’s often the advice parents give teens about how to deal with peer pressure. It seems simple, but sometimes saying no isn’t so easy. Young people might be worried about being teased, feeling embarrassed, or losing their friends. Setting limits — … Continue reading Helping Young People Set Their Own Limits
In a addition to news and updates we will be featuring work from our network. We want to provide a space for youth, parents and providers to highlight important issues affecting adolescent health. The style and format of the pieces will vary and be reflective of the voice of the writer. We hope to post … Continue reading Welcome to the Adolescent Health Working Group Blog and News!
We will be coming together to discuss how to better serve boys and young men. We have an exciting line up of speakers and have partnered with: San Francisco Unified School District San Francisco Department of Public Health The Representation Project Ever Forward Stay Alive and Free Huckleberry Youth Programs LYRIC The Harm Reduction Therapy … Continue reading Join us for the 2017 Providers Gathering!!