Kids Health

Your Child's Checkup: 17 Years

Your Child's Checkup: 17 Years

Resources

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Planned Parenthood Info for Teens
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/info-for-teens/
This site from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America has information on relationships and sexual health for teens.

American Sexual Health Association
http://www.ashastd.org/
This nonprofit organization is dedicated to preventing sexually transmitted diseases and offers hotlines for prevention and control of STDs.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
http://www.nhtsa.gov/
NHTSA is the government agency responsible for ensuring and improving automobile and traffic safety.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

SafeTeens.com
http://www.safeteens.com
SafeTeens.com offers information about Internet safety and homework help for teens.

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/
This site provides teen pregnancy facts, resources, and prevention tips.

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
http://ncadi.samhsa.gov/
This organization provides resources and referrals related to drug and alcohol abuse. Call: (800) 729-6686

CDC: Pre-teen and Teen Vaccines
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/index.html
CDC site provides materials in English and Spanish for parents, teens, pre-teens, and health care providers about vaccines and the diseases they prevent.

Adolescent Health Transition Project
http://depts.washington.edu/healthtr
This is a health and transition resource for adolescents with special health care needs, chronic illnesses, and physical or developmental disabilities.

Quintessential Careers for Teens
http://www.quintcareers.com/teen_jobs.html
This site has job and career advice for teens, including part-time and summer employment.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Bright Futures
http://brightfutures.aap.org/
Bright Futures is a national health promotion and disease prevention initiative that addresses the health needs of growing children. To learn more, visit the website.

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