The resources below are intended to help adults build health literacy skills among the teens in their lives.
Owning Your Health Checklist– A one-page checklist of basic tasks teens should complete and skills they should acquire as part of becoming responsible for their own health. Hang it on the fridge or use it as a conversation starter.
Home Use Version of the Navigating the Health Care System workbook– Answer key included; A similar version of this workbook is used by teachers and others who present the full collection of NTHCS lesson plans to teens. Because answers are included, parents and others can easily use the workbook to help teens in their lives build skills for managing their own health care.
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about children’s health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. Brought to you by Nemours Children’s Health, KidsHealth includes sections for Parents, Educators, Teens, Kids.
For more information about Navigating the Health Care System, please email [email protected] or visit the program website: https://www.movinghealthcareupstream.org/navigating-the-health-care-system/.