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Adolescence represents a special time in the life cycle. It is a time of great physical, emotional, mental and social change. During this stage, youth are accomplishing important tasks and making choices that will affect them during adulthood. They are setting the foundation for their health and well-being as adults.
Adolescence comes with special challenges and opportunities. It is a journey from childhood to full adulthood. You can help youth in their journey by encouraging good choices and supporting healthy behaviors.
A healthy adolescent is one who:
Contact: Michaela Jennings, M.A.Adolescent Health Program Manager(402) 471-0538 (office); (402) 416-6746 (cell) or 1-800-801-1122Michaela.Jennings@nebraska.gov
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