Welcome to the State Adolescent Health Resource Center


The State Adolescent Health Resource Center (SAHRC) is a national technical assistance and training center. 

Our mission and daily work is to support the national community of state-level Adolescent Health professionals as they elevate the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults (age 10-25)

We are located within the University of Minnesota's Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Healtha nationally-recognized community of adolescent health researchers rooted in a long tradition of advancing healthy youth development in practice and policy. 

SAHRC is one of four funded partners in the Adolescent & Young Adult Health - National Resource Center (AYAH NRC), funded by HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Maternal and Child Health Bureau

The National Network of State Adolescent Health Coordinators (NNSAHC) is powered by SARHC: we provide programming and communities-of-practice around priority topics, ongoing professional development for new and seasoned individuals, capacity-building tools, curated best practice resources, and friendly, ongoing technical assistance in 59 jurisdictions. 


Lynn Bretl, MPP
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Rena Large, M.Ed., CHES
Training & Technical Assistance Consultant
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Katie Pierson
Communications Manager

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This website is supported in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Services and Resources Administration, USDHHS cooperative agreement U45MC27709, Adolescent and Young Adult Health Capacity Building Program. The contents of webinar events are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.