Many of these strategies are implemented at the family and community level.The family physician plays a key role by engaging adolescent patients in confidential, open, and nonthreatening discussions of reproductive health, responsible sexual behavior (including condom use to prevent sexually transmitted diseases), and contraceptive use (including the use of emergency contraception).The process of immigration involves uprooting from the familiar—leaving one's homeland, family, friends, work, lifestyle, and in some cases, even value systems behind .The adaptation process for immigrants often entails social, psychological, and economic stressors.
Louis County youth, families and youth serving agencies seeking mental health and substance use services. BHR provides barrier free access through dedicated local and toll free phone lines, SMS texting, online chatting and community based “safe places” that connect youth and families directly to a clinician.
Hispanic infants comprise the largest portion, representing more than half of all births in 26 states including California, Texas, and New Mexico .
The number of white children in the United States declined between 20, and by 2020, they are projected to make up 49% of this population [29,45].
The United States' demographic landscape is diverse and multicultural, and minority and immigrant children are projected to constitute a significant population of the school systems in the United States in the near future. In addition, 4.3% of children younger than 1 year of age have at least one parent who is foreign born .
Census data indicate that 50.4% of infants younger than 1 year of age are from racial/ethnic minority groups .