|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|American Social Health Association: Teen Sexual Health|
|P.O. Box 13827|
|Research Triangle Park, NC 27709|
|Phone: ||1-800-227-8922 STI hotline|
|Fax: ||(919) 361-8425|
|Web Address: ||www.ashastd.org/teens/teens_overview.cfm|
This American Social Health Association Web site provides a safe, educational, and fun place for teens to learn about their sexual health and about sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The Web site aims to help start conversations between parents and teens about sexual health. If you have questions or concerns about STIs, you can call the STI hotline.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens|
|10140 Centurion Parkway North|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|Fax: ||(904) 697-4220|
|Web Address: ||www.kidshealth.org|
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
|National Criminal Justice Reference Service: Internet Safety|
|P.O. Box 6000|
|Rockville, MD 20849|
|Fax: ||(301) 519-5212|
|TDD: ||1-877-712-9279 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.ncjrs.gov/internetsafety |
This Web site provides a variety of resources about protecting yourself and your family from Internet crimes. There is information about Internet safety for children, identity theft, general Internet safety, and Internet privacy.
|National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: The Cool Spot|
|5635 Fishers Lane MSC 9304|
|Bethesda, MD 20892|
|Phone: ||(301) 443-3860|
|Web Address: ||www.thecoolspot.gov or www.niaaa.nih.gov|
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism created thecoolspot for 11- to 13-year-olds. It's meant to give preteens and young teens a picture of alcohol use among their peers. Accurate information is given about how much teens their age drink. And thecoolspot has information not only to help teens learn skills to resist the pressure to drink but also to give them reasons not to drink.