Above the Influence (from National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign)
Lots of useful information about alcohol and drugs and the consequences of using them; comes packed with videos, helpful information and games wrapped in one appealing package that will keep some on for a few hours; encourages anti-drug ways to spend your time and make your life productive.
AVERT: AVERTing HIV and AIDS
Informs teens on the prevention, spreading and affects of STD's; can help teens understand what HIV/AIDS is, how to test for it and how it is treated; also can learn about the history of HIV/AIDS; incredibly factual, but younger kids may not be interested in stats.
Good for career exploration and for preparing to get a job; job descriptions very detailed; has an evaluation test to help decide what jobs are right for you; also shows colleges that offer skills (training) needed to work in a specific field; has videos to show what some jobs would be like.
Center for Young Women's Health
Important for girls to have a place where they can go and learn about topics that relate just to them; liked the tips it gave and the questions to ask your doctor; design was eye-catching.
Web site of the Discovery TV channel.
Easy-to-read information on common medical conditions, self-care flowcharts, and drug information including possible drug interactions, in English and Spanish.
Drug information and drug prevention. Games and other interactive activities.
Gives girls between the ages of 10 and 16 reliable, current health information. The site focuses on many health topics that respond to adolescent girls' health concerns and motivates girls to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and non-threatening messages.
Go Ask Alice
Answers questions about relationships; sexuality; emotions; fitness and nutrition; alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs.
Reliable information about health and human services. Includes a health library, medical news, medication information, medical news, consumer guides, and Online Check-ups--interactive health quizzes. Also in Spanish.
I Wanna Know
Answers to your questions about sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases.
Includes health topics, diseases and conditions, drug information, clinical trials, alternative medicine, directories of doctors and hospitals, health information in Spanish, and the latest health news.
The Merck Manual
Online version of the book containing highly detailed, complete, authoritative medical information on diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Difficult medical concepts are described in everyday language.
Can help you choose the foods and amounts that are right for you. For a quick estimate of what and how much you need to eat, enter your age, sex, and activity level in the MyPyramid Plan box. For a detailed assessment of your food intake and physical activity level, click on MyPyramid Tracker.
NOAH (New York Online Access to Health)
Features easy-to-use, reliable health information in both English and Spanish. Includes support group information.
"A Web site by teens for teens," Sex,etc. covers many topics besides sex. Includes teens' stories, hotlines, ask the experts, and other interactive features.
Provides an online guide to quitting smoking, as well as instant messaging with a smoking cessation counselor and telephone numbers for support.
Gives reliable and useful information about topics such as emotions, peer pressure, drugs, alcohol, puberty, sex, fitness, and stress.
Answers your personal questions on these topics: Your Body, Your Mind, Sexual Health, Food & Fitness, Drugs & Alcohol, Q&A, Diseases & Conditions, Infections (including STDs), School & Jobs, and Staying Safe. Also in Spanish.
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