The Center for Adolescent Health & the Law is a unique national organization that works exclusively to promote the health of adolescents and their access to comprehensive health care. The Center addresses a broad range of complex legal and policy issues that affect access to health care for the most vulnerable youth in the United States. The Center provides information and analysis, publications, consultation, and training to health professionals, policy makers, researchers and advocates who are working to protect the health of our adolescents.
New Initiative on Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking
In 2010, the Center for Adolescent Health & the Law launched a new initiative to address the sexual exploitation and trafficking of adolescents. The Center’s director, Abigail English, initiated the work through a fellowship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. For additional information click here.
NOW AVAILABLE: State Minor Consent Laws: A Summary, 3rd Edition
The highly anticipated 3rd edition of State Minor Consent Laws: A Summary is now available! Click here for more information on this landmark publication!
Issue Brief from CAHL and NAHIIC!
The Center for Adolescent Health & the Law and the National Adolescent Health Information and Innovation Center have released a new analysis of the new health care reform law and what it means for adolescents and young adults. Click here for more information!