The following Web sites provide a wealth of information about adolescent health, including links to additional resources. If you know of other Web sites that you find particularly helpful as a parent and are willing to share, or if any of the links below do not appear to work, please contact the Maranacook School Based Health Center at 685-4923 x1019 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is a great site to learn about reproductive health and sexuality. There is a ‘frequently asked questions’ section and links to useful information such as HIV, dating and other sexually transmitted diseases.
This onprofit organization is dedicated to serving the special needs of women, children, and men who are experiencing domestic violence and abuse. Site includes a toll-free, confidential hotline, details about their services, general information about abuse, and helpful links to other resources.
Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health, this site has a link for youth and encourages people to identify, discuss, and seek help for mental health problems; and create a more accepting environment for all people to do so.
Netsmartz Workshop is an interactive, eductional resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for children, teens, parents, educators, and law enforecement that uses 3-D activities to teach kids how to be safer on the Internet. This site is used in computer classes at the high school.
Addresses issues of girls in rural settings by helping communities identify specific needs of girls and young women in their areas, and organize appropriate programs to improve the environment in which these girls grow to maturity.