Physicians Desk Reference contains information about illnesses, medications, and treatments.
Merck & Co., Inc. has just placed online the home edition o The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy. The home edition is geared for the layperson but still containing the same "vital information about diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Readers who want information on a particular disorder may want to check out the appendix devoted to Resources for Help and Information.
Facts For Families: The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that aﬀect children, teenagers, and their families.
This is the site for ATTACH, an international coalition of parents and professionals, and oﬀers a lot research and information about attachment disorders.
There are dozens of sites about bipolar disorder, but this is the most comprehensive and professional. Many of the others are not updated regularly, contain annoying popup ads or are personal stories. This site has on line communities, many links and is a great place to start.
The site for the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation is a wonderful site with a learning center, scientiﬁc papers and research, news, a community center, videos and more.
The source for information about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Contains curriculum, workshops, parent handbook and video, and many helpful links.
Intellihealth is an excellent source of medical information. . It contains information on medications, medical, dental and emotional disorders, and their treatments. It has columns on developmental stages, nutrition, and other topics of interest. It is easy to use and up to date.
Adolescence is a confusing and challenging time. Teens are exposed to all sorts of peer pressures and substances such as drugs and alcohol. In order to help prevent troubled youth from turning to substance abuse, we have created several resources that teens can use to understand the dangers of addiction as well as help those who are already suﬀering.
Warning Signs Of Suicide In Sexual Abuse Victims
Steve Johnson co-created PublicHealthLibrary.org as part of a school project. He and a fellow pre-med student enjoyed working on the site so much that they decided to keep it going. Their goal is to make PublicHealthLibrary.org one of the go-to sources for health and medical information on the web.