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. The site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will face as they become young women and tips on handling relationships with family and friends, at school and at home.
Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Education Program—a division of Health Services at Columbia. The mission of Go Ask Alice! is to increase access to, and use of, health information by providing factual, in-depth, straight-forward, and nonjudgmental information to assist readers’ decision-making about their physical, sexual, emotional, and spiritual health. “Alice!” answers questions about relationships; sexuality; sexual health; emotional health; fitness; nutrition; alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs; and, general health.
The National Eating Disorders Association is the largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to the elimination of eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. The association has prevention programs for a wide range of audiences, educational materials and a toll-free eating disorders information and referral line.
Anxiety disorders are on the rise and affect up to 20% of kids. Turnaround was developed as a way to directly treat children quickly, creatively and effectively. It is a 10-part audio program with accompanying workbook that is based on years of research and experience including the rigorous standards of a random controlled study. It will teach your child what anxiety is, how it works, and how to overcome it. Turnaround is truly a unique program because it speaks directly to your child, it can be used at home, is available immediately and proven effective.
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