Excellent Web Resources
A list of websites with excellent information, sorted by topic area:
Health, wellness, disease, mental health, depression, addiction, medical issues, reproductive issues, etc.
- National Institutes of Health http://health.nih.gov/
- Web MD http://www.webmd.com/
- Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html
- Teen Health http://kidshealth.org/teen/
- Mental Health America http://www.nmha.org/ (look at mental health info tab)
- Center for Disease Control (CDC)- http://www.cdc.gov/az/ (alphabetical index by topic)
- Mayo Clinic http://www.mayoclinic.com/ (look at the Health Information tab)
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration http://www.samhsa.gov/ (look at topics and data tabs)
Media, news, social trends, religion, politics, Internet, technology, health care, immigration, marriage, poverty, income, social networking, energy, environment, education, etc.
- Pew Research Center (EXCELLENT SITE) http://www.pewresearch.org/ (numerous topics—almost anything you can think of is located on this site) Use this site for opinion poll and statistical information.
- National Children in Poverty Center (Columbia University) http://www.nccp.org/ (articles, research and facts on measuring poverty, immigrants and poverty, children and poverty, mental health, low-wage work, welfare supports)
- Gallup Poll (National opinion polls) http://www.gallup.com/home.aspx (statistics on opinions on major topics of concern to Americans)
Violence, Domestic Violence, Family Violence, Bullying
- Stop Bullying http://www.stopbullying.gov/ (information and resources on bullying and prevention)
- Violence Prevention Works http://www.violencepreventionworks.org/public/bullying.page
- Department of Justice-Domestic Violence http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/domviolence.htmn (dating violence, sexual assault, stalking)
- Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence http://www.eccafv.org/
- Department of Justice http://www.justice.gov/ (look at resources- publications, featured resources)
- FBI Crime Stats http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/crimestats