Useful Links

 

Wellness Education Useful Links

Health Concepts

Communicable Disease Fact Sheet

http://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/

STD Awareness Resources

http://www.cdcnpin.org/stdawareness/Brochures.aspx

Epigee Woman’s Health

http://www.epigee.org/guide/stds.html

WebMD-Information on HIV/AIDS

http://www.webmd.com/hiv-aids/tc/human-immunodeficiency-virus-hiv-infection-topic-overview

HIV Testing Sites

http://hivtest.cdc.gov/Default.aspx

Infectious Diseases Web Page

http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/disease/index.shtml

Kids Health (Parent Information about the “Teen Years”.)

http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/adolescence.html

Health Promotion and Risk Reduction

USDA- Eating Healthy 

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/

How much sugar is in the food we eat?

http://www.sugarstacks.com/

Nutrients

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_fat.htm (Fats)

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_carbohydrates.htm (Carbohydrates)

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_protein.htm (Protein)

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_micronutrients.htm (Vitamins)

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_micronutrients.htm (Minerals)

http://1stholistic.com/Nutrition/hol_nutr_water.htm#Water (Water)

Saturated and Trans Fat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSCnb8a5tp8

Monounsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fats

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6IjrTqRvcE

Reading Food Labels

http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/food/labels.html

Stretching Exercises

http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwfit/flexibility.html

Target Heart Rate Calculator

http://exercise.about.com/cs/fitnesstools/l/bl_THR.htm

Calling 911

http://firstaid.about.com/od/callingforhelp/ht/06_Good911.htm

First Aid for Burns

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/first-aid-burns/FA00022

Steps for Controlling Bleeding

http://firstaid.about.com/od/bleedingcontrol/ss/bleedingsteps.htm

About CPR

http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/emergencies/cpr.html

Medical Attention Instruction Sheets

http://kidshealth.org:80/Search01.jsp?SearchSection=1&Mode=Search&SearchTextArea=about%20instruction%20sheets

All About Stress

http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/emotional-wellbeing/mental-health/stress-how-to-cope-better-with-lifes-challenges.html

Influences on Health

Dealing with Peer Pressure

http://kidshealth.org/kid/feeling/friend/peer_pressure.html

Stimulants

http://www.well.com/user/woa/fsstim.htm

Depressants

http://kidshealth.org/kid/grow/drugs_alcohol/know_drugs_depressants.html

Marijuana

http://www.well.com/user/woa/fspot.htm

Hallucinogens

http://www.well.com/user/woa/fshallu.htm

Inhalants

http://www.well.com/user/woa/fsinhale.htm

Alcohol

http://kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/body/alcohol.html

Smoking

http://www.well.com/user/woa/fssmoke.htm

Carcinogens

http://www.smoke-free.ca/factsheets/pdf/Carcinogens.PDF

Sean Marsee’s Story

http://whyquit.com/whyquit/SeanMarsee.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayfZmbWudLU

Communication and Advocacy Skills

Six Steps for Resolving Conflicts

http://www.learningpeace.com/pages/LP_04.htm

Decision-Making and Goal-Setting Skills

Decision Making skills and techniques

http://www.time-management-guide.com/decision-making-skills.html

Personal Goal Setting

http://www.mindtools.com/page6.html