Teen Health Resources
This subject guide offers assistance in the area of Teen Health. It lists databases, websites, and local organizations.
Links to Research Databases
Consumer Health Complete contains health and wellness information from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. It includes electronic searchable versions of many popular print titles such as the AMA Complete Medical Encyclopedia and the Mayo Clinic Family Health Book.
Easily find answers to your most common health questions. You can learn about a disorder such as diabetes, find information on an upcoming medical test, or read about the latest fad diet. Search for health organizations, or look up over-the-counter medication, prescription drugs, and herbs.
MEDLINE provides authoritative medical citations on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the healthcare system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more. Created by the National Library of Medicine, MEDLINE is an index to over forty-eight hundred current biomedical journals.
Links to Recommended Websites
Whether you're doing a research paper or need information for personal use, this site offers good reading and tips to help with the challenges of ADD/ADHD.
If you are someone you know has been affected by someone else's drinking, Al-Anon/Alateen can offer help and support. Click on Meeting Info to find out about a support group that meets near you.
Questions and answers for teens dealing with or researching anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders. Useful suggestions for helping friends with these issues.
This website tackles topics that teens want to talk about. Post your response in the forum or send a question to the site's team of teen advisors.
What's it like being a teen today? Who knows better than other teens! If you've got a story to tell or are trying to solve a problem, this site for teens, by teens is the place for you.
Maintains and strengthens Missouri families, helping people achieve an appropriate level of self-support and self-care through needs based services.
Hope House provides shelter and comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence in the Kansas City metro area.
Jackson County Health Department provides public health services for disease prevention, health promotion and protection of the environment.
MOCSA exists to improve the lives of those impacted by sexual abuse and sexual assault and prevent sexual violence in our community.
Safe Place is a community initiative that designates schools, fire stations, libraries and youth-friendly businesses as Safe Place sites where youth can access help and supportive resources.