AMA Adolescent Health On-Line - A very
useful source of information relating to a broad spectrum of issues
about adolescents and adoelscent health. Aimed primarily for health
practitioners, it is a valuable resource for parents and teachers
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - The AACAP
developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date
information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their
Australian Centre for Adolescent Health
- It is the mission of the Centre for Adolescent Health to improve
the health of young people, through research, health promotion,
education, training, advocacy and clinical services.
AVERT AIDS Education And Research Trust
- This AVERT AIDS site focuses on education about HIV infection,
statistics and relevant links. The site also includes UK news
selected from a wide range of subjects and details of AVERT's
publications. Updates are carried out frequently to ensure
CDC's Adolescent and School Health
- CDC's Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH) seeks to
prevent the most serious health risk behaviors among children,
adolescents and young adults.
Child Sexual Abuse - An
article on the warning signs of child sexual abuse published through
the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Children and Divorce -
Guidelines for divorced parents.
When looking at divorce and how it
affects children, one must consider that the parent's coping skills
and the child's coping skills are very different. Adolescence is a
time for someone to grow as a person: it is not a time to be
Closer look at teen pregnancy - This documentary was
photographed in Ohio and Kentucky during February of 1995. It is
intended to give you a personal look at two girls lives and at some
of the programs the federal government and private agencies provide
Health Development Agency (United Kingdom)
- A government agency of the United Kingdom that helps to identify
evidence of what works to improve people's health and reduce health
Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy - This site provides
resources for parents, teens, and support agencies with the goal of
reducing teen pregnancies. (USA)
Obesity and Weight Control from Michael D. Myers M.D.
Inc. - While this site is not specific to
teens, it does contain a lot of good information about some causes
of obesity and some of the health and psychological problems
associated with it.
- Adolescence can be the most wonderful stage of life - and
sometimes the most challenging. This fun and interesting resource is
for those who are about to, or are, going through these possibly
tough times. Geared toward those 8 through 18, this is a low-keyed
yet serious look at adolescent issues. p101 features an anonymous
Question & Answer section, articles & essays, and other resources to
help one through these trying times.
Responding to Child Sexual Abuse - When a child tells an adult
that he or she has been sexually abused, the adult may feel
uncomfortable and may not know what to say or do.
Abuse of Males: Prevalence, Lasting Effects, and Resources -
Includes statistics and other information about male sexual abuse.
Also has a bibliography and links to resources as well as a section
of tips to help readers understand articles about abuse.
Spode's Safer Sex Page -
Safer Sex Information and Resources, Condom Information, AIDS and
HIV Resources, Safer Sex-Related Businesses.
Teen Health - The purpose of the Teen Health Project and its
associated web pages is to provide public access to a wide range of
health and medical information, not to give medical advice or
interpretation. Maintained by medical students at Dalhousie
University in Canada.
Teens: Alcohol And Other Drugs - Teenagers may be involved with
alcohol and legal or illegal drugs in various ways. Experimentation
with alcohol and drugs during adolescence is common. Unfortunately,
teenagers often don’t see the link between their actions today and
the consequences tomorrow.
The Red Spot
- This site is all about periods, but cannot replace your doctor's
advice. The Red Spot is a gathering place for the knowledge and
experience that women gain about their periods over time, not a