SAHM sent a letter to Senator Nancy Skinner, chair of the Senate Committee on Public Safety, expressing support of Senate Bill 439, which would establish a minimum age for prosecution in juvenile court jurisdiction in California.
SAHM has issued a statement highlighting the detrimental effects the the travel ban and other recent US policies are having, or will lead to, on adolescents, SAHM, the United States and the world. The statement includes contributions from members from more than a dozen countries.
The NIDA Mentored Training Award in Substance Use Disorder Treatment Dissemination, supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and sponsored by the Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine, will offer $12,000 for support (including up to $2,000 for a mentor stipend).
SAHM has joined a number of organizations in sending a letter to members of Congress opposing H.J.Res. 43 and S.J.Res. 13 which would erode Title X and have negative consequences on public health. Click for the full letter.
The recent Trump administration travel ban stands in direct opposition to the mission of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, an international organization committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and well-being of all adolescents and young adults, regardless of religion or country of origin.
SAHM joins the American College of Physicians, and others, on a letter addressing the impact of the President’s January 27 executive order on immigration on behalf of internal medicine and IM subspecialties.