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Learn: Parent Resources

Parents and providers can connect to these websites to find valuable information on health, family services and parenting.

American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP is committed to the attainment of optimal health for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The site contains useful information for parents and medical professionals alike.

Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)
FYSB, part of the Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides national leadership on youth issues and provides guidance to organizations or individuals who are trying to comprehensively serve at-risk youth and their families.

HandsNet
HandsNet is a national nonprofit organization that promotes information sharing, collaboration, and advocacy among those working on a wide range of public interests such as welfare reform, child care, affordable housing, and health care.

Healthfinder
A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-sponsored site that serves as a gateway for consumers to access federal health and human services information.

Join Together
Join Together is a collaboration of the Boston University School of Public Health and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, dedicated to advancing effective drug and alcohol policy, prevention and treatment.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)
NCPC is a national nonprofit organization devoted to helping America prevent crime and build safer, stronger communities. The Children and Youth Sections contain fun activities and educational materials for children and adolescents, as well as a variety of resources for adults who work with youth.

Partnership for a Drug Free America
The partnership is a coalition of communications industry volunteers who joined together in a public service campaign about the problems of illegal drugs. Of particular interest at this site is a database of drug information and resources just for parents.

Healthy Children
Parenting Web site from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Raising Fit Kids
This Web site provides parents with tips on keeping kids healthy through fitness and nutrition. It includes articles, quizzes, videos, tools, activities, and a community section.


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