Welcome to Virginia Adolescent Health!
There are 1,659,865 adolescents in Virginia. (VDH Vital Statistics, 2015)
Adolescence is defined as “The period of life ranging from ages 10-24, during which individuals make the developmental transition from childhood to adulthood.”
(AMCHIP & NNSAHC Conceptual Framework for Adolescent Health, 2005)
All adolescents will be at their optimal health and wellness, and learn to their “greatest” potential.
Empowering adolescents to achieve and maintain optimal health, and identify pillars of support & resources, providing the foundation for a healthy transition to adulthood.