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Update to HEADSS assessment. In the Curbside Consultation “Care of a Sexually Active Adolescent” (September 1, 2012, p. 457), the third line of the first paragraph under the “3. Address Emergent Issues” header (p. 458) mentioned the HEADSS assessment. In 2004, HEADSS was expanded to HEEADSSS, focusing on assessment of the home environment, education and employment, eating, peer-related activities, drugs, sexuality, suicide/depression, and safety from injury and violence. The online version of this Curbside Consultation has been updated.


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