Your Child's Checkup: 21 Years
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC (the national public health institute of the United States) promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.
How to Quit
This is an online version of the consumer guide titled You Can Quit Smoking. Originally produced by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, this brochure provides practical information and helpful tips for those who plan to quit smoking.
Addiction Help Line
Submit a request for a referral on this site, and it will help direct you to the nearest and most appropriate treatment centers.
My Future, a site affiliated with the U.S. military, offers information on scholarships, financial aid, getting a job, military service and money management for teens.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Bright Futures
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.
National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
Call: (800) 799-SAFE
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute
This organization is dedicated to reducing highway crashes, injuries, and deaths. It also offers information on driving-related topics such as airbags, teen drivers, auto accidents, speed laws, and underage drinking.
GYT - Get Yourself Talking and Get Yourself Tested
This media campaign designed to get young people to talk with their health care providers and partners about the importance of getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases.