Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own - Doug Larson
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Do you ever wonder what people will say about us in 500 years…or even 100 years from now? Will our generation be criticized or praised? Will they talk about how advanced we were or how behind we were? We spend so much time learning about our country and world’s history and talking about all the changes that have been made. We spend so much time congratulating ourselves for being progressive. We spend so much time comparing the past to the present. What we don’t realize is that the present could never exist without our past. So how will future generations see us? As thoughtful and progressive? Or as uninformed and neglectful?
Will we be known only for Snapchat and Instagram? Will…
So how will future generations see us? As thoughtful and progressive? Or as uninformed and neglectful?
Healthy eating is difficult to maintain for anyone, but this is especially true with your teen’s health. Not only are their hormones exacerbating their crazy cravings, but teenagers also face an onslaught of too-readily available junk food, making it the easiest and most enticing food choice – every time.
Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers, the inaugural database from Rosen Publishing Online, provides students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
Info from Planned Parenthood Toronto.
Being a teenager is hard. They need our help! Do you remember those teenage years? We do too! It is easy to feel overwhelmed and alone, but Teen Life exists to equip, encourage and empower teenagers to live life better.
Teenbreaks.com is designed to give you up-to-date and accurate information on abortion, pregnancy, and other issues.
TeenHealthFX.com is your online resource for any and all questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality. While this site is informative, it's not a substitute for talking to your doctor and your parents.....
Welcome to TeensHealth! TeensHealth was created for teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.
The purpose of TeenSource.org, an online resource developed by the California Family Health Council, is to improve the health and well being of young people in CA by providing non-judgmental, accurate, and reliable sexual and reproductive health information and resources.
Our contributors include youth advisers, mentors, health care providers and communication professionals who are members of the Center for Young Women’s Health, The Center on Media and Child Health, and the Young Men’s Health site at Boston Children’s Hospital.
Helping parents keep drug free homes since 2004.
Youngmenshealthsite.org (YMH) is a website produced by the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. The purpose of the website is to provide carefully researched health information to teenage boys and young men.
Girlshealth.gov offers girls reliable, useful information on health and well-being. We cover hundreds of topics, from getting your period to stopping bullies, and from getting fit to preventing sexually transmitted infections. We make our pages clear and fun, and we make sure to answer key questions girls ask. Girlshealth.gov is committed to empowering girls to create strong, positive relationships and happy, healthy futures.
iwannaknow.org offers information on sexual health for for teens and young adults. This is where you will find the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, and get access to in-depth information about sexual health, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), healthy relationships, and more.
Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) is a nonprofit, public interest organization based in Cambridge, Mass., that develops and promotes evidence-based information on girls’ and women’s reproductive health and sexuality.
Many people don't grow up knowing how to arrange for or manage healthcare. But you may be responsible for it now or very soon. Sexual healthcare is a kind of care that people often don't want parents or guardians involved in, so it may be that seeking out sexual healthcare is where you find you first need to navigate your healthcare on your own.
The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via online, social or our free, confidential helpline.
We're not here to criticize your choices, or tell you not to smoke. We're here to arm everyone – smokers and non-smokers – with the tools to make change.
Connect with Kids Education Network (CWK) is an instructional media company that produces documentary-style videos and evidence-based curricula designed to improve student behavior, health and wellness. Using the power of storytelling and peer-to-peer learning, Connect with Kids programs spark emotional connection and inspire positive behavior and cultural change.
DanceSafe has two fundamental operating principles: harm reduction and peer-based, popular education. Combining these two principles has enabled us to create successful, peer-based educational programs to reduce drug misuse and empower young people to make healthy, informed lifestyle choices. We are known for bringing adulterant screening (a.k.a., “pill testing,” “drug checking”) to the rave and nightlife community in the U.S., and for distributing unbiased educational literature describing the effects and risks associated with the use of various drugs.
We at DrinkSavvy hold the crazy belief that your evenings should be spent having fun. That's why we are developing trendy new DrinkSavvy cups, glasses, and straws/stirrers that look and function normally, except they will immediately change color to warn you when someone slips a date rape drug into your drink.
The Embarrassing Bodies doctors offer an innovative way to raise health awareness and de-stigmatise 'embarrassing' body parts and medical conditions.
This site was created to help girls (ages 10-16) learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face. It focuses on health topics that girls are concerned about and helps motivate them to choose healthy behaviors by using positive, supportive, and non-threatening messages.
HealthCorps is a national non-profit organization that gives teens tools to improve physical and mental health so they can learn to live more productive and happier lives. HealthCorps students exercise more, eat better and practice positive thought.
Since 1997, the Kaiser Family Foundation and MTV have partnered on an extensive, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning public information campaign to support young people in making responsible decisions about their sexual health. A focus is on preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and reducing unintended pregnancy.
Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! Each year, seven million young people visit Sexetc.org, and thousands read our national magazine to get honest and accurate sexual health information.
Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine offers these resources for adolescent health practitioners in search of health information on some of the most pressing topics facing teens and young adults. The resources provided include relevant web links and research articles.
Statistics, links, resources and data as it applies to adolescent health.
The mission of our website is to help teen girls, their parents, educators, and health care providers improve their understanding of normal health and development, as well as of specific diseases and conditions. We want to empower teen girls and young women around the world to take an active role in their own health care.
Car accidents, unintentional physical injury, homicide and suicide are the top killers of teenagers and young adults. Cancer and heart disease can also affect you at this age. Unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (including HIV and AIDS) can cause you social and personal problems, in addition to harming your health.
Your body is changing; your moods may be unpredictable and sometimes hard to explain. Don't worry. These changes are normal. Our guide to teen health is designed to help you understand the common physical and emotional changes you are going through, and deal responsibly with new personal and social situations you may encounter.
An interdisciplinary journal publishing a range of articles from the biological and behavioral to social and applied sciences, intended to improve the lives of adolescents and families.
Planet Science exists to offer young scientists of school age the inspiration and excitement that will support their study of science at school and beyond. Planet Science is there to support classrooms, curriculum, textbooks and teachers - but not by going over the same ground as they cover. Instead, our mission is to tickle your curiosity, excite your interest, and unleash your passions in science.
For nearly 100 years, we’ve worked to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible choices.
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