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Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership (OAHP)

New! 2014 Ohio Adolescent Health Symposium – September 15, 2014

Note: Registration is now closed as the symposium has reached capacity.

This FREE Symposium will bring together multi- disciplinary experts in adolescent medicine and health to address issues that impact the ability of adolescents to live healthy, safe and productive lives.  The partnership will introduce newly developed strategies that support the implementation of the Ohio Adolescent Strategic Plan.   

Go to for free registration.  Lunch is on your own.

What is the Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership (OAHP)?

The OAHP is a diverse group of agencies, organizations and individuals with expertise in adolescent health and wellness, with the common goal of supporting optimal health and development for all adolescents.  By encouraging cooperation, communication and collaboration among the programs, institutions, comminuties and individuals dedicated to adolescent well-being, the OAHP will be uniquely positioned to provide leadership for local and statewide efforts to make progress in priority areas of adolescent health.  OAHP has defined the target age range as 10-24 years.

Why focus on adolescents?

Adolescence is a unique developmental time in the lifespan of every individual.  It is a time characterized by distinct and dramatic developmental, physical, social, emotional and intellectual changes.  The physical and emotional changes that take place in adolescence are second only to the extensive changes that take place in infancy.  Many lifestyle behaviors that contribute to or reduce risk for disease and disability in adulthood are developed in adolescence.

Mission and Vision

Mission: To advance and promote the safety, health and wellness of Ohio's adolescents

Vision: All Ohio adolescents are empowered and able to live safe, health and productive lives as they transition into and reach adulthood.

Background Information

What priority areas does the OAHP address?

Meeting Dates in 2014

  • January 31
  • February 28
  • April 25
  • June 27
  • September -- TBA for Annual Symposium
  • November 21

How Do I Join?

To become a member of the OAHP, please complete the online membership application.  You will begin to receive meeting notifications and updates about the group's activities.

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