|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 70620|
|Washington, DC 20024-9998|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
(ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for
women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient
education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient
education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive
health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/HealthyLiving|
This website has information about things you can do to
help yourself and your family members be healthy. Topics address child
development, physical activity, healthy eating, reproductive health, mental
health, and more.
|KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
|Nemours Home Office|
|10140 Centurion Parkway|
|Jacksonville, FL 32256|
|Phone: ||(904) 697-4100|
|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
|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.
|Planned Parenthood Federation of
|434 West 33rd Street|
|New York, NY 10001|
|Phone: ||1-800-230-PLAN (1-800-230-7526)|
|Fax: ||(212) 245-1845|
|Web Address: ||www.plannedparenthood.org|
The Planned Parenthood Federation of American provides
comprehensive reproductive health care and consumer information about family
planning, sexual health, and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
The Teen Talk Web site (www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk) has information for teens about dating, teen pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, how teens can protect themselves against STDs, and more.
|U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Your Environment. Your Choice.|
|1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW|
|Washington, DC 20460|
|Web Address: ||www.epa.gov/epawaste/education/teens|
This teen Web site has information and tools to help you make environmentally sound choices about the products and natural resources you use, the waste you create, and the environment in which you live.