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Great Topic and Resource
Sponsored by UNICEF. Monitors the situation of children and women - by assisting countries in collecting and analyzing data, helping to develop methodologies and indicators, maintaining global databases, disseminating and publishing data.
Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
Mind Over Matter
Mind Over Matter is produced by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health. This series is designed to encourage young people in grades five through nine to learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain.
Helpguide.org: Understand, Prevent and Resolve Life's Challenges
Expert information and non-commercial resources for mental and emotional health, active healthy lifestyles, and aging issues.
Top Government Websites
HIV.gov provides access to Federal HIV/AIDS information through a variety of new media channels, and supports the use of new media tools by Federal and community partners to improve domestic HIV programs serving minority and other communities most at-risk for, or living with, HIV.
Cancer.gov (National Cancer Institute)
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.
DrugAbuse.gov (National Institute on Drug Abuse - NIDA)
NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance On Mental Illness is a nationwide grassroots advocacy group, representing people affected by mental illness in the United States. NAMI provides education and advocacy by shaping public policy for those suffering the effects of mental illness.
National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the nation’s medical research agency. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
The National Institute of Mental Health is one of 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
The OJJDP enables users to access online information via its Web site to learn more about juvenile crime and victimization and about youth involved in the juvenile justice system. The Statistical Briefing Book (SBB) provides timely and reliable statistical answers to the most frequently asked questions from policymakers, the media, and the general public and gives users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics.
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
The goals of the program are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking, drug-related crime and violence, and drug-related health consequences.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration is a branch of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
US Dept. of Health and Human Serivces
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
CDC.gov provides users with credible, reliable health information