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Young Adult Health and Well-Being: A Position Statement of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

  • The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
      Young adulthood is a unique and critical period of development during which unmet health needs and disparities in access to appropriate care, health status, and mortality rates are high. This is a time when purposeful prevention and intervention strategies may still alter trajectories and decrease threats to health along the adult life course. The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine provides leadership, advocacy, and supports health policies, practice recommendations, and research that specifically help to ensure the health and well-being of young adults.
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