Adolescent Health in Wisconsin

Protecting and Promoting the Health and Safety of Wisconsin's Adolescents

Our Program

Systems and Resources: The Wisconsin Adolescent Health Program aims to build systems where young people can grow, thrive, and be healthy.

Experiences and Relationships: The Wisconsin Adolescent Health Program fosters experiences and relationships that prepare young people for adulthood. Guided by the positive youth development framework, the program increases social, emotional, and life skills while providing leadership opportunities for young people.

Individual Skills and Knowledge: The Wisconsin Adolescent Health Program projects and activities aim to increase young people's skills and knowledge in order to facilitate choosing healthy behaviors

Gears: systems and resources, experiences and relationships, individual skills and knowledge.

Learn more about the adolescent health programming that supports the health and well-being of youth across Wisconsin.

Youth engagement is a key part of the Wisconsin Adolescent Health Program. Learn more about involving youth in planning and making decisions that affect them.


Teens, take charge of your health. Learn more about your annual well visit check-up with your provider.



Did you know, in Wisconsin...

Nearly 1 in 5 Wisconsin students (19.9%) reported that at least once in their lives, someone had forced them to do sexual things that they did not want to do (2019 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance).

Sexual assault can be prevented.

Victims are never to blame.

Get involved! Check out the DHS Sexual Violence Prevention webpage for more information.

Last Revised: January 19, 2021