http://family.samhsa.gov Public education website developed to support the efforts of parents and other caring adults to promote mental health and prevent the use of alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs among 7- to 18-year-olds. http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ An underage alcohol use prevention initiative for parents, caregivers and their 9-to-13 year-old children. http://www.aap.org/family/mediaimpact.htm American Academy of Pediatrics: Understanding the Power of the Media on Children and Teens. http://www.thecoolspot.gov/ Designed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for middle school students ages 11-13 years old. Site, which incorporates animated characters based on a popular Japanese comic book style called “anime,” includes quizzes and activities, along with facts about alcohol and when drinking becomes a disease and information on resisting peer pressure. http://www.TheAntiDrug.com Created by the National Youth Anti-Drug Media campaign to equip parents and other adult caregivers with the tools they need to raise drug-free kids. Serves as a drug prevention information center and a supportive community for families to interact and learn from each other.
http://www.5aday.org Website for educators, parents and students designed to make eating at least five fruits and vegetables daily fun. http://www.brightfutures.org/nutritionfamfact/index.html Nutrition fact sheets in both English and Spanish for families to share. http://www.cdc.gov/powerfulbones This girl-friendly website helps girls understand how weight-bearing physical activity and calcium can be a fun — and important — part of everyday life. The site features include interactive games and quizzes, recipes for tasty foods with calcium and ideas to help girls get plenty of weight-bearing physical activity. http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/kids/links-main.asp Activities, contests and fun links to increase your child(ren)’s nutrition knowledge. http://www.nutrition.gov A web-based resource launched by the Department of Agriculture that includes databases, recipes, interactive tools and specialized information for infants and children, adult women and men and seniors. http://www.kidsacookin.org A fun site for families featuring healthy and quick entrees, side dishes and snacks. Each recipe has a photograph, step by step directions, helpful tips, nutrition facts and kitchen tools need. http://www.wellpoint.com/healthy_parenting/index.html Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids, a nutrition and activity guide for parents, in both English and Spanish developed by the American Dietetic Association and WellPoint.
http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/hate_sports.html A parent’s guide to fitness for kids who hate sports.
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