NVSS National Vital Statistics System

OTA Office of Technology Assessment

OYD Office of Youth Development

PIPPAH Partnership in Program Planning for Adolescent Health

POSIT Problem Oriented Screening Instrument for Teenagers

PRC Prevention Research Center

PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder

SAM Society of Adolescent Medicine

SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SCHIP State Children’s Health Insurance Program

SCORM Shared Content Object Reference Model

SPEEK Sinai Peers Encouraging Empowerment through Knowledge

SSI Supplemental Security Income

STI sexually transmitted infection

TANF Temporary Aid to Needy Families

TB tuberculosis

TEDS Treatment Episode Data Set

WHO World Health Organization

YDI Youth Development Institute

YRBS Youth Risk Behavior Survey



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