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In Nebraska, we believe that:
  • Young people have the capacity to be healthy.
  • Young people have the resources to be healthy.
  • Young people are actively involved and contributing in their community

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.  Multi-cultural teenagers sitting on the stairs.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:

  • Displays positive behaviors
  • Engages in a healthy lifestyle
  • Has access to supportive resources
  • Has the ability to function at the greatest capacity

Contact:
Michaela Meismer, M.A.
Adolescent Health Program Manager
Office  (402) 471-0538  Cell (402) 416-6746   
michaela.meismer@nebraska.gov

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