Adolescent Health Resources for Parents

Image of five adolescents standing in front of a wall with graffiti.This page provides links to adolescent health resources.

Shoulder to Shoulder

Shoulder to Shoulder is a resource dedicated to helping connect parents and other caregivers responsible for raising adolescents. Created by the Positive Parenting for Adolescent Health Consortium, the organization provides insights from those who have been through this challenging stage in every child’s life. Shoulder to Shoulder partners include the Bloomington Health Division, with the cities of Edina and Richfield; Dakota County Public Health; the Hennepin County Community Health Department; the Minneapolis Department of Health and Family Support; the Saint Paul-Ramsey County Department of Public Health; Scott County Public Health; and the University of Minnesota Extension Service.


The was created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Working with the nation's leading experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention, serves as a drug prevention information center, and a supportive community for parents to interact and learn from each other. The site provides parents and other adults caregivers access to: helpful articles and advice from experts in the fields of parenting and substance abuse prevention; science-based drug prevention information, news and studies; support from other parents striving to keep their children drug-free; and perspectives of teens themselves.

Parenting Education Resources, University of Minnesota

This website provides tools for parents, and those who work with parents, on positive parenting across the lifespan from infancy to young adulthood.

Children's Hospitals and Clinics Adolescent Tip Cards

Early Adolescence (10 to 13 Years) Tip Card

Middle Adolescence (14 to 16 Years) Tip Card

Late Adolescence (17 to 21 Years) Tip Card