The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine is pleased to partner with various groups in advocating for the health and well-being of adolescents. Below is a list of advocacy and sign-on activities that SAHM has undertaken in the current year.

(View a listing of older sign-on activities:  20202019  I  2018  I  2017 |  2016  |  2015 


SAHM endorses Child and Adolescent Mental and Behavioral Health Principles submitted to Congress and the Biden Administration to strengthen mental and behavioral health care for children. 


SAHM joins several organizations in support of the Access to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2021 and urges its inclusion in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022.

SAHM joins joint effort to thank and support congressional leaders for their introduction of the Strengthening the Vaccines for Children Program Act of 2021 (H.R. 2347).


SAHM joins joint effort to urge congressional leadership to inclue an additional $16 million to expand the Pediatric Mental Health Care Access Program at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to all states, D.C., and the territories.


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