Adoloscent Primary Care Practice Patient Resources


The Society for Adolescent Medicine
This is the professional national organization for training physicians and advocating for teens.

Patient Education Online – Health Care Advice for Children, Teens and Parents
The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the online edition of our valuable Patient Education resource. This Web site contains both English and Spanish versions of nearly all of our patient education materials, including brochures and Vaccine Information Statements.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders at any given time. The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.

American Academy of Pediatrics
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find information regarding the Academy’s many programs and activities, policies and guidelines publications and other child health resources and much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation’s leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.

US Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s main agency for protecting the health of all Americans. Their most important role is to provide essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

American Medical Association
From finding a doctor to exploring health care careers; from health and medicine resources to helping us advocate for patients’ rights. What you need to know—all in one place.

Center for Disease Control – For Travelers
CDC Travelers’ Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.

Center of Young Women’s Health
The Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH) is a collaboration between the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston.

HealthyChildren – Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site supported by 60,000 pediatricians who are all committed to creating optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

National Institutes of Health
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.

Poison Control 1 800-222-1222
1-800-222-1222 is the telephone number for every poison center in the United States. Call this number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk to a poison expert. Call right away if you have a poison emergency. Also call if you have a question about a poison or about poison prevention.

Sex, etc.
Sex education by teens, for teens.