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Resources for Professionals

These Internet resources were selected with a broad range of professionals in mind, including health care professionals, mental health professionals, educators, and community workers. Our aim is to support these professionals in their quest to serve the special needs of the adolescent population.

These links are presented as informational resources only and do not imply endorsement of any individual, organization, product, or philosophy.

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Adolescent Health Resources
Communities of Color
Eating Disorders
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered
Governmental Organizations
Juvenile Justice and Crime Prevention
Maternal and Child Health
Media
Mental Health
Professional Organizations
Research and Data
School Health
Sexual Health
Special Needs
Substance Abuse Resources
Transitions
Violence Prevention
Young Men's Health
Youth Development
Youth Policy and Advocacy Resources


Adolescent Health Resources

National Adolescent and Young Adult Health Information Center
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health


Communities of Color
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
National Alliance for Hispanic Health
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association
Multi-Service Eating Disorders


Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgendered
National Coalition for LGBT Health
The Fenway Institute


Governmental Organizations

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
CDC Wonder
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Healthy People 2020
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
National Institute for Child Health and Human Development
National Institute of Health
NIH Office of Disease Prevention
Office of Justice Programs
Office of Minority Health
Office of the Surgeon General
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association
US Census Bureau
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System


Juvenile Justice & Crime Prevention
Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice
National Crime Prevention Council
Office of Justice Programs


Maternal and Child Health
Boston University School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Program
Boston Children's Hospital MCHB Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Program
Boston Children's Hospital MCHB MCHB Institute for Community Inclusion
Harvard School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Program
Harvard School of Public Health Maternal and Child Health Resources


Media
Center on Media and Child Health


Mental Health
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration


Professional Organizations
Academic Pediatric Association
Academy of Eating Disorders
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Nurses Association
American Psychological Association
American Public Health Association
National Association of Social Workers
Obesity Society
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs


Research and Data
AcademyHealth
Child Trends
Monitoring the Future
The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health)


School Health
National School Boards Association School Health Programs


Sexual Health
Advocates for Youth
Alan Guttmacher Institute
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health
Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
Resource Center for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention


Special Needs
LD OnLine
National Autism Center
National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
National Down Syndrome Society


Substance Abuse Resources
Center for Adolescent Substance Abuse Research


Transitions
Transitions for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs


Young Men's Health
Effective Clinical Interviewing of Adolescent Boys and Young Men


Youth Development
Bright Futures
Improving the Health of Adolescents & Young Adults: A Guide for States and Communities
National Youth Leadership Council


Youth Policy and Advocacy Resources
Annie E. Casey Foundation
National Center for Children in Poverty


Violence Prevention
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence
Futures Without Violence