Links & Resources
GirlsHealth.gov: Be Happy. Be Healthy. Be You. Beautiful.
Operated by the Office on Women's Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the site aims to promote healthy positive behaviors in girls between the age of 10-16, providing 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.
ACOG: Tool kit for teens and parents of teens
A comprehensive list of fact sheets from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology related to a variety of teen topics including your first exam, contraception, periods, substance abuse, HPV, weight management, depression, teen violence, sexuality, and more.
Teen Health from Nemours
Nemours is one of the largest non-profit organizations devoted to children's health this site offers specific health information for a number of topics related to adolescent health such as body, mind, sex, fitness, alcohol and drugs, diseases and conditions, and more
Medline Plus: Teen Health
A comprehensive resource site for teens and parents including numerous relevant links. A service from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Women's Health.
AAP: A resource page for parents of teens
Includes numerous discussions related to being a parent of an adolescent. From the American Academy of Pediatrics
A resource for pregnant teens, from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institute of Women's Health.
"The Cool Spot"
Learn more about alcohol, underage drinking, and resisting peer pressure from the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
ACOG Fact Sheet: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Learn more about STDs from the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Birth Control Information
An online resource that reviews various birth control options.