Health and Wellness

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General


Family Doctor
American Academy of Family Physicians addresses general teen health concerns.
http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/teens.html -

 

Teen Health
Appealing website with loads of general information including several columns including, Hot Topics and Q&A, also available in Spanish.
http://www.kidshealth.org/teens

 

Boys Health


Young Men’s Health Site
Health information for guys & young men around the world - sponsored by the Boston Children's Hospital.
http://www.youngmenshealthsite.org/

 

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resources


Alateen
Hope and help for young people who are the relatives and friends of a problem drinker.

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/alateen.html

 

NIDA for Teens
National Institute on Drug Abuse website aimed at helping teens make informed choices.
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/

 

Girls Health


Girls Health
This site is run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health to help girls, ages 10 to 16, learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face.
https://www.facebook.com/girlshealth

 

Mental Health


Cope Care Deal
A mental health site for a teen audience.
http://www.copecaredeal.org/

 

KidsInCrisis
The online home of the Kids’ Helpline at Crisis Services
http://www.kidsincrisis.org/

 

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.shtml -

 

Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

Teen Mental Health- Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teenmentalhealth.html

 

Relationships & Sexual Health


AIDS.ORG  
The facts about HIV and AIDS.
www.aids.org/info/testing.html

 

Teen Sexual Health- Medline Plus
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teensexualhealth.html

 

Go Ask Alice!
Columbia University’s Health Education Questions on teen health issues from nutrition to sexuality, answered by the Health Education Program at Columbia University.
www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

 

Planned Parenthood
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/

 

Nutrition and Eating Disorders


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Formerly known as the American Dietetic Association.
http://www.eatright.org/Public/default.aspx

 

ANAD
Info on anorexia and other eating disorders
http://www.anad.org/

 

Choose My Plate
This site by the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan/assess your food choices.
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

 

Overeaters Anonymous
Help for compulsive eaters
http://www.overeatersanonymous.com

 

Online Safety


Online Safety- Teens Health
Helpful tips maintaining privacy online. Also has a section for related articles.
http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/safebasics/internet_safety.html#

 

Net Smartz
A program by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, this site is a wealth of information about staying safe and secure online. Also provides resources for reporting online abuse.

http://www.netsmartz.org/Teens -

 

On Guard Online.gov
General tips for staying safe online as well as scam identification and securing your computer against identity theft.
http://onguardonline.gov/topics/be-smart-online

 

Driving Safety


Teen Drivers- National Highway Traffic Safety Administrartion
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Fundamental resources and information to help promote teen driver safety.
http://www.nhtsa.gov/Teen-Drivers

 

Teen Driving.com
Website designed by a teen for teen drivers. Lots of helpful tips and links to educational resources.
http://www.teendriving.com/index.html

 

Toyota Teen Driver 
Discovery Education (Discovery Channel) and Toyota have teamed up to offer a website with educational tools for teens, parents and teachers.
http://toyotateendriver.discoveryeducation.com/

 

Teen Driver Drivers License Checklist
A privately owned site that offers tips for teens on driving, obtaining a license, purchasing vehicles, insurance and much more.
http://www.dmv.org/teens/

 

Resources for the Younger Driver
New York State DMV site dedicated to teenage drivers with useful information on obtaining a driver's license, useful resource guides for parents and drivers, and road test tips.
www.dmv.ny.gov/youngerdriver