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Previewing Links to Other Web Sites in The Health Clinic

Here you can preview Web sites prior to assigning them to youth. There are two sets of Web sites for youth to explore:

  1. Sites linked on youth pages: Select pages throughout The Youthhood link to related Web sites for youth to explore.
  2. Additional sites linked here only: We provide additional links for you to consider assigning youth here. Some are specific to individual circumstances and are only applicable to a certain group of youth.
Understanding Health
Linked Sites for Youth Referring Page

TeensHealth (Nemours Foundation)

The Dangers of Drinking and Driving (QuitAlcohol.com) Information on drinking and driving as well as a list of resources. Available in English and Spanish.

GirlsHealth.gov — Health Information for Girls!

The Dangers of Eating Disorders

Understanding Health

Additional Sites to Consider

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Initiative to protect children from tobacco addiction and exposure to second-hand smoke.

IWannaKnow.org: Answers to your questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases Answers to teens’ questions about teen sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.

SEX, ETC.: A Web site by Teens for Teens An award-winning national newsletter and Web site that is written by teens, for teens, on teen sexual health issues. SEX, ETC. is the major component of the National Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project developed by the Network for Family Life Education a nonprofit organization that provides resources, advocacy, training, and technical assistant in support of balanced, comprehensive sexuality education in the United States. The Network is based at the Center for Applied Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Teen Pregnancy (Women's and Children's network) Full-text health information for consumers that is accurate, timely, and relevant.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Information and links about allergies, asthma, and immunology.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International JDRF volunteers who have “been there” and are available to offer immediate, one-on-one support. Web site also provides practical information about diabetes and its management, answers to common questions, personal stories, and more.

Teens: Alcohol and Other Drugs (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) Article address factors for teenagers at risk for developing serious alcohol and drug problems, as well warning signs. Links to related articles

MedlinePlus: Eating Disorders (National Institutes of Health) Information, personal stories, and links related to eating disorders.

TeensHealth: Eating Disorders: Anorexia and Bulemia (TeensHealth) Information for teens regarding anorexia nervosa and bulemia nervosa on the TeensHealth Web site.

Teenhelp.org A network of peer mentors who have a desire to reach out and help fellow teens resolve problems. Includes live chat, support rooms, articles, and a list of resources and agencies that can help with topics like suicide, depression, drugs and alcohol, and family violence.

Body Piercing: A Guide for Teens (Children’s Hospital Boston)

MedlinePlus: Teen Sexual Health

Being Your Own Advocate
Linked Sites for Youth Referring Page

National Youth Leadership Network

Being Your Own Advocate

MindZone: A Mental Health Web Site for Teens

Inside the Teenage Brain

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program

Resolving Emotional Problems

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Mamma: Deep Health Web Search Engine

Resolving Health Problems

Talking to Your Doctor

Talking with Your Doctor


When Love Hurts: A Guide on Love, Respect, and Abuse in Relationships

Understanding Sexuality

Kids' Quest on Disability and Health (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Articles, games, and book reviews for children and adolescents interested in understanding mental health issues

Having a Disability

Additional Sites to Consider

Teen Pregnancy and Parenting (Women's and Children's network) Information regarding health during and after pregnancy and choices regarding pregnancy.

Understanding Insurance
Linked Sites for Youth Referring Page

Questions and Answers About Health Insurance (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)

Understanding Insurance

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