Crisis Intervention Services are available 24 hours a day by calling, toll-free 1-800-621-8504 Behavioral Health & IDD Centralized Intake 1-800-669-4166
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Reviewed Child & Adolescent Development: Overview Information Links
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KidsHealth The Nemours Foundation This is an interesting and fun site for kids, parents, and medical professionals. It's devoted to the health of children and teens and touches on emotional issues as well as the traditional illness/wellness topics. Certainly worth a look.
Wide Smiles An excellent online resource for parents of children with cleft lip and/or palate. Articles by medical professionals, parents, and individuals, a mailing list, a chat room, and a gallery of before and after pictures are just some of the features this site has to offer. Navigation may become somewhat confusing at times due to the site's abundance of resources.
National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health The National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health site fully outlines the aspects of care that they focus on; nutrition, mental health and oral health. It is vary comprehnsive, yet easy to read. I enjoyed the time reviewing it.
Neuroscience for Kids Eric H. Chudler, Ph.D. Neuroscience for Kids is intended to be a resource for elementary and secondary school students interested in learning more about the brain as well as the rest of the nervous system. It includes online and offline games, activities, and basic information. Don't let the title scare you away! This site is frequently updated.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is a not-for-profit, voluntary health agency whose mission is to support and fund research to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. Besides legislative information, there are useful diabetes publications and general information. This site is great for individuals who are interested in becoming an active participant in policy concerning diabetes. Frequently updated.