Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults

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Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults ➿ [Download] ➽ Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults By Richard J. Bonnie ➵ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Young adulthood ages approximately 18 to 26 is a critical period of development with long lasting implications for a person's economic security health and well being Young adults are key contributors the Health Epub Û Young adulthood ages approximately to is a critical Investing in ePUB í period of development with long lasting implications for a person's economic in the Health Kindle Ò security health and well being Young adults are key contributors to in the Health and Well-Being Kindle - the nation's workforce and military services and since many are parents to the healthy development of the next generation Although 'millennials' have received attention in the popular media in recent years young adults are too rarely treated as a distinct population in policy programs and research Instead they are often grouped with adolescents or often with all adults Currently the nation is experiencing economic restructuring widening ineuality a rapidly rising ratio of older adults and an increasingly diverse population The possible transformative effects of these features make focus on young adults especially important A systematic approach to understanding and responding to the uniue circumstances and needs of today's young adults can help to pave the way to a productive and euitable tomorrow for young adults in particular and our society at large Investing in The Health and Well Being of Young Adults describes what is meant by the term young adulthood who young adults are what they are doing and what they need This study recommends actions that nonprofit programs and federal state and local agencies can take to help young adults make a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood According to this report young adults should be considered as a separate group from adolescents and older adults Investing in The Health and Well Being of Young Adults makes the case that increased efforts to improve high school and college graduate rates and education and workforce development systems that are closely tied to high demand economic sectors will help this age group achieve greater opportunity and success The report also discusses the health status of young adults and makes recommendations to develop evidence based practices for young adults for medical and behavioral health including preventions What happens during the young adult years has profound implications for the rest of the life course and the stability and progress of society at large depends on how any cohort of young adults fares as a whole Investing in The Health and Well Being of Young Adults will provide a roadmap to improving outcomes for this age group as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.

  • Kindle Edition
  • 502 pages
  • Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults
  • Richard J. Bonnie
  • 20 May 2014