SAHM members are advocates for health policy issues that affect the lives of adolescents. Members support public and private efforts at the local, state, national and international levels, to enhance access to high-quality health services for all adolescents. SAHM regularly develops position papers and position statements on critical issues affecting the health and well-being of adolescents.

Through its ongoing efforts, SAHM is committed to ensuring the highest standards of care for youth; creating greater awareness of the health issues affecting this special population among health and other professionals, policymakers and youth-serving organizations; and helping parents understand the health care needs of their adolescent children.

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