40 Developmental Assets for Adolescents

Search Institute has identified the following building blocks of healthy development—known as Developmental Assets—that help young children grow up healthy, caring, and responsible.

Adolescent Health Topics

Adolescent health spans many areas, from mental and physical health to healthy relationships. The choices made and behaviors adopted during these years affect adolescents' overall wellbeing and, potentially, their health throughout their lives. OAH currently monitors five areas of adolescent health: reproductive health, mental health, physical health, substance abuse, and relationships.

Federal Assistance Programs

Contains information to help you improve your health, the health of your loved ones, and to assist those who need help with daily life.

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Many juvenile justice systems across the country are overwhelmed by the number of young people suffering from behavioral health problems—meaning mental health disorders, substance use problems, or both. When these systems are not adequately equipped to deal with these youth, their problems—and their behavior—can get worse.

Monmouth County Juvenile Court

Monmouth County Family Division is dedicated towards resolving disputes, assuring the rights of litigants, acting in the best interest of our children and accommodating the needs of the community to the best of our ability.

Monmouth County Parks System

The Monmouth County Park System is committed to improving the quality of the life of the citizens of Monmouth County by providing park and recreation areas, facilities, programs, and services of the highest quality and to furnishing these recreational opportunities in the most effective, efficient, and economical manner possible.

NJ Parent Link

Childhood development and concerns about your child's behavior

Special Education Law Center

For over 10 years, ELC has been at the forefront of special education advocacy in New Jersey. ELC has impacted the lives of thousands of students with disabilities through systemic litigation, individual advocacy, legislative work, parent and attorney trainings, know-your-rights publications, and coalition building.