CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health Provides a variety of resources, including statistics on pregnancy, birth and STD rates by state, guidelines for comprehensive school health education, and funding opportunities for school health programs.
Focus Adolescent Services Family Help in Mississippi provides an array of links, hotline and helpline contacts, publication information, state directories, events, resources, school topics and other topics relevant to adolescent health issues.
The Search Institute The Search Institute has identified 40 critical factors necessary for young people's growth and development. Learn more about the 40 developmental assets as well as the Healthy Community, Healthy Youth initiative.
More Organizations and Links
Advocates for YouthDedicated to creating programs and promoting policies which help young
people make informed and responsible decision about their sexual health.
Afterschool Alliance Provides awareness on the
importance of afterschool programs and advocacy information about quality,
affordable programs for children.
Center for Assessment and Policy DevelopmentHelps institutions,
communities and public systems craft and execute thoughtful responses to
pressing social issues, particularly improving outcomes for children,
adolescents, and families.
Children's Safety NetworkA resource center for maternal and child health and injury prevention professionals in State and Territorial health departments.
Child TrendsProvides lists of available
publications, reports and papers that Child Trends publishes, many of which
deal with teen pregnancy issues. The site also provides national and state
statistics on teen pregnancy and links to related sites.
CityMatCHWorks on improving the health
and well-being of urban women, children and families by strengthening the
public health organizations and leaders in their communities.
DHHS Children's BureauFoster care
and adoption data extracted from the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and
Reporting System (AFCARS).
Girls Inc.A national youth organization
dedicated to helping every girl become strong, smart and bold.
Girl Scouts of the USAProvides information on how
scouting can help girls build courage, confidence, and character throughout
Guttmacher InstituteProvides extensive
information about research and statistics in the area of pregnancy,
contraception, sexual behavior, STDs, abortion, youth, and law/public policy.
National Center for Health StatisticsAn on-line
database of studies and statistics on just about every health issue you might
be interested in that covers teen pregnancy, STDs, maternal mortality, child
health, pregnancy risk factors and much more.
100 Black Men of America Provides support
services that address the social, emotional, educational and cultural needs of
children ages 8-18. Members of the 100 are trained and certified to become
mentors, advocates, and role models for youth within their communities.