Links for Teens
Adolescent Behavior Problems A wealth of information.
Adolescent Behavior Problems From the American Association of
Marriage and Family Therapists.
Support and information for parents of
children with depression. From Alice's Garden.
Depression Information about diagnosis, prevalence, and
Adolescent Health From Aetna. A wealth of information about
- Adolescents Provides expertise and support
in the important task of raising children and adolescents.
Adolescent Self Harm
From the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Adolescent Violence |
Teenage Violence | School violence
Al-Anon's purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the
effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend.
Alateen is a recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are
sponsored by Al-Anon members.
- American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry Understanding children's mental
disorders. Easy-to-read and understand
information presented in a brochure-style to parents and families dealing with
children who have some sort of mental disorder.
- Berkeley Parents
Network: List of Advice Topics Provides advice to parents on
everything you can imagine. An unbelievable wealth of information.
COMPULSIVE EATING Workbook for children and
- Books Dealing with
Children's Mental Health For children, adolescents, and their parents.
Bracing up is hard to do: The truth about kissing with braces From
Go Ask Alice.
Change Your Mind about Mental Health From the American Psychological Association.
- Child and Adolescent
Childhelp For kids. Identifies common types of abuse and provides a
24-hour hotline for children and teens who are being abused.
Children and Smoking From Aetna.
and Teenagers Topics A wealth of information from Medline Plus.
in Children and Adolescents Many links and much information.
- Developing Empathy in
Children and Youth
- For Kids and Teens
Articles games and book reviews for children
and adolescents interested in understanding mental health issues.
I WILL REMEMBER YOU
Grieving By Kids Health.
- Helping Children and
Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters By the National Institute
of Mental Health.
to Handle Abuse This site talks about what abuse is and what to do about
How To Help Someone Who's Depressed - For Family and Friends
- How To
Help Your Child Avoid Violent Conflicts
KidsHealth - the Web's most visited site
about children's health
Love Our Children
USA Information for kids and teens on recognizing and reporting
child abuse. Includes national hotlines for a number of protective agencies.
From the University of Michigan Health System.
Net - Child & Adolescent Development
Mental Illness: diaries of four
fictional teenagers touched by mental illness
Fact sheets, helpline, and information on mental
illness including schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety disorders.
National Center on Sexual Behavior of Youth
- National Inhalant Prevention
Coalition Find out about inhalants before your children do.
- National Youth Network - parents
troubled teens child behavior add boarding schools
The mission of the National Youth Network is to educate parents of troubled
teens on child behavior including attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, drug
abuse, teen depression, behavior modification or intervention programs such as
wilderness programs, boarding schools, residential treatment and other
Disorder Symptoms From Psych Central.
Shyness From the American Psychological Association.
Post-traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Welcome to
Child Trauma Academy
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD in Children and Adolescents.
Preventing Drug Abuse among Children and Adolescents An index of
Puberty (Early Puberty) From the University of Michigan Health System.
Relationship Abuse Provides information, for the victim and the
abuser, about preventing abusive relationships. Includes what abuse is,
different types, warning signs, support tips, and special problems for teens.
for Children of Divorce
Prom: Keeping it
Safe and Fun From the University of Michigan Health System.
Kids and Sex. From Psych Central.
Resilience for Teens From the American Psychological Association.
Sex Education Kids and Sex.
Sex Education and Kids
Orientation and Homosexuality From the American Psychological
- Sports Lift
Esteem in Young Athletes From the American Psychological
Safe Haven - What is Abuse For teens. The definition of abuse, from
Stress Overload Stress overload in children and adolescents.
Facts Information about youth suicide.
Supporting Your Adolescent: Tips
From Medline Plus.
Mental Health From Medline Plus.
Teenage Mental Health
Teenagers and Mental Health From AtHealth. Articles on
adolescent mental health, covering topics including depression, suicide,
youth violence, substance abuse, and sexuality.
Development From Medline Plus.
Growth, the teen resource for advice, health information, social
interaction, and fun
Pregnancy AACAP Facts for Families Brochure
Teens: Abuse Explains how to recognize symptoms of abuse,
identifies long-term effects, and tells where to get help.
Teens: The Company They
Keep By the National Institute of Mental Health.
Teen Violence & School
Shootings- Facts, Ideas, And Actions, by Ofer Zur, PhD.
The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood's Most
Misunderstood Disorder A very important book. (at Amazon.com)
- The Teen
Years From the American Psychological Association.
THE WHOLE CHILD/ADOLESCENT
CENTER: HELP FOR PARENTS WITH CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Provides expertise and support in the task of raising children
Violent Video Games Produce Violent Behavior
Mental health resources.
Virginity Kids and Sex.
Wannabet.org - Contains an on-line
magazine for kids concerned about the dangers of gambling addiction.
Warning Signs for Youth Violence From the APA Help Center.
- What Should
I Know about Eating Disorders? From the University of Michigan
Youth Provided by the Canadian
Health Network. Youth is defined as anyone between the age of 12 and 24.
This site is designed to meet the health information needs of youth,
adolescents, their parents and adults who work with youth.
Youth in a Difficult
World By the National Institute of Mental Health.
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