Health & Safety
American Academy of Pediatrics
This organization is dedicated to achieving the best physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults and is filled with resources on specific issues, programs, and tips.
This site provides a bimonthly e-newsletter from the National Education Association Health Information Network that gives parents, guardians, and teachers tools and strategies to help kids ages 9 to 14 stay safer online.
Kaiser Permanente Health & Wellness
Browse through Kaiser Permanente resources for information on healthy living for all ages, specific conditions and disease, and medication using the featured drug encyclopedia.
Doctor-approved health information for parents for children from before birth through adolescence.
This tool provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is used to help children make healthy choices in their diets.
A Paren'ts Guide to Internet Safety
A Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I.) publication that provides tips how to ensure your child’s safety while using the Internet.
Prevent Blindness America
This organization is dedicated to preventing blindness and preserving vision for all ages and has information on home eye tests for children, a checklist for an eye doctor visit, and tips on how to keep your child safe from eye injuries.
Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free Family Guide
This site teaches parents and teachers how to help children reduce their risk of becoming involved with alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs. Topics such as identifying risk factors, effective communicate, and alternative family activities are also discussed.
Safe Kids USA
This organization is focused on preventing accidental injuries for children ages 1 through 14. It provides information about child safety laws from all over the world as well as safety reports, safety tips, activities for children and Safe Kids coalitions in the local area.
Learn about bullying and what you can do to stop it. There are activities for kids and resources for parents about awareness, prevention, and intervention. Recommended by the 2010 Association for Library Service to Children's Great Websites for Kids Committee.
too Smart too Start
Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this site has research-based strategies and materials on alcohol use prevention for 9 to 13-year-olds.
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Look to this site for up-to-date information on safety concerns and recalls on specific toys and other products.