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View Resource 4 Girls Health

The Office on Women's Health in the US Department of Health and Human Services offers this Web site, which focuses on "many health topics that respond to adolescent girls' health concerns and motivates girls to choose healthy behaviors using positive, supportive and non-threatening messages." Topics covered include everything from puberty to stress relief to body image. Far from the outdated...
View Resource National Institute of Mental Health: Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Developed as a public service by the National Institute of Mental Health, this Web site contains a wealth of materials that will be very useful to mental health practitioners, parents, and those who work with young people in any capacity. First-time visitors will want to read the brief notes on the mental health of children and adolescents, as well as the section dealing with the treatment of...
View Resource It's My Life: Depression

It's My Life, a PBS Kids Web-based educational series, offers 9-12 year olds a kid-friendly way to explore and share the issues in their lives. Depression is just one of many subjects addressed in It's My Life. Topics covered in this Web site include defining depression, recognizing the symptoms, understanding the causes, getting treatment, how to help a friend or parent who may be suffering from...
View Resource The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth

Published in May 2019, The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth is a consensus study report from the National Academies Press that focuses its attention on the opportunity gap. Organized into two main sections, this lengthy report first "examines the neurobiological and socio-behavioral science of adolescent development," finding that adolescents have a unique capacity for...