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KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone.
SafeKids is a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury. SafeKids was founded in 1987 as the National SAFE KIDS Campaign by Children’s National Medical Center with support from Johnson & Johnson.
Inhalant use. What is it? Is it really a serious problem? Can it affect my children? One in five students in America has used an inhalant to get high by the time he or she reaches the eighth grade. NIPC is a public-private effort to promote awareness and recognition of the under publicized problem of inhalant use.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a component of the National Institutes of Heath(NIH), created this Web site to educate adolescents ages 11 through 15 (as well as their parents and teachers) on the science behind drug abuse. The site delivers science-based facts about how drugs affect the brain and body so that kids will be armed with better information to make healthy decisions.
The mission of girlshealth.gov, developed by the Office on Women's Health in the Department of Health and Human Services, is to promote healthy, positive behaviors in girls between the ages of 10 and 16. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women, and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home. Our tagline is "Be Happy. Be Healthy. Be You. Beautiful." It focuses on the idea that being yourself—finding what makes you smile and how to live well—is what makes you "you." And that is beautiful!
to them — such as stress and physical fitness — using kid-friendly lingo, games,quizzes, and other interactive features. BAM! Body and Mind also serves as an aid to teachers, providing them with interactive,educational, and fun activities that are linked to the national education standards for science and health.
Do you find yourself frustrated by a teen who seems to have no energy or motivation, who sulks around the house or makes angry scenes when you try to get him or her to "just DO something?". Depression in adolescents can express itself as irritability, hostility, and anger, which can often lead to missed diagnosis. About Adolescent Depression helps educate parents about teen depression and seeking treatment.