Information & Education
Helping adolescents and young adults be healthy, responsible and ready to learn – today and in the future – is collectively achieved by parents, health care providers, educators and others who play an influential role in their lives.
This page is for adolescents, young adults, parents, teachers, health care or other service providers, and anyone interested in learning more about the services we offer and youth and adolescent challenges and care.
Office of Adolscent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Adolescent and School Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Adolescent Health, Healthy People 2020
Adolescent Health: Coverage and Access to Care, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH CARE
North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance
The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Adolescent and School Health
North Carolina Institute of Medicine – Task Force on Adolescent Health
American Public Health Association – Center for School, Health and Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Adolescent Health
Published papers, reports and articles on school-based health care:
American Academy of Pediatrics. Policy Statement: School-Based Health Centers and Pediatric Practice. Pediatrics 2012;129,2.
American Academy of Pediatrics. “School Health Centers and Other Integrated School Health Services.” Pediatrics 2001;107;198.
National Assembly on School Based Health Care. “School-Based Health Centers: uniting education and health for success in the classroom and life.” 2007.
North S., Parker C. “North Carolina’s School-Based and School-Linked Health Centers.” North Carolina Medical Journal, July/August 2010, Volume 71, Number 4.
Walker SC, et al. “Impact of School-Based Health Center Use on Academic Outcomes.” Journal of Adolescent Health. March 2010, Volume 46, Issue 3, Pages 251-257.
Divya Mohan Little. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: Why it is important. November 20, 2009.
Adrienne Ammerman. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: Why it is Common Sense. March 31, 2010.
Adrienne Ammerman. SouthEast Education Network. School Based Healthcare: How it is Funded. August 23, 2010.
Julia Graham Lear: California HealthCare Foundation. It’s elementary: expanding the use of school-based clinics. October 2007.
Center for Health and Health Care in Schools. “From the margins to the mainstream: institutionalizing school-based health centers.” June 2000.
Coastal Horizons Center provides mental health treatment through the following services. Please visit our web site for more information.
- Open House Emergency Youth Shelter & Residential Services
- Rape Crisis Center
- Intensive In-Home Treatment
- Child First
- Incredible Years
- Intensive Family Preservation Services