Welcome to the State Adolescent Health Resource Center


The State Adolescent Health Resource Center (SAHRC) is a technical assistance and training center located within the University of MinnesotaDivision of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Healthhome to nationally recognized adolescent health researchers and steeped in the tradition of healthy youth development. 

SAHRC is a funded partner in the Adolescent & Young Adult Health - Nat'l Resource Center (AYAH NRC), funded by the HRSA's Maternal and Child Health Maternal and Child Health Bureau.  We are dedicated to supporting state-level Adolescent Health professionals to improve the health and well-being of adolescents and young adults (age 10-25).

Our work with the AYAH NRC includes programming, training and tailored tools to help state-level public health professionals support healthy youth development, and improve adolescent and young adult health care. 


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.