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All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids and teens, and provide information on or about abuse.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

English-only sites. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate category in /International.

Sites with information on substance abuse should be suggested to Substance_Abuse. Information for kids and teens about sexual abuse should be suggested to the subcategory /Abuse/Sexual.

Abuse comes in many forms. It may be emotional, physical, sexual, or a combination of these. Whatever shape or form abuse takes, it is always wrong. And it is not the victim's fault.

This category lists information on what abuse is, how it affects families and individuals, where to get help if you are the victim, and what to do if a friend is the victim.

All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids / teens and provide general information on or about conditions and diseases.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

Sites with information about specific conditions or diseases (diabetes, scoliosis, etc.) should be suggested to the appropriate subcategory.

English-only sites. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate category in /International.

Illnesses and disabilities can happen when the human body does not work properly, is exposed to disease or is hurt. Problems can affect the brain, the body or both. They may be visible, like a limp or acne, or invisible, like depression or diabetes.

Some conditions happen before a child is born; some occur only in childhood and adolescence. In many cases, what doctors do and how kids get better is different than for adults.

All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids / teens and provide information on or about oral health.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, dental practice sites, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted and will be deleted.

Keeping all of the parts of your mouth healthy is just as important as keeping all of the parts of your body healthy.

Some problems that start in the mouth can affect other parts of the body. An infection in a tooth can spread into the ear, the bones of the jaw and face, or even the bloodstream. Certain diseases, like chicken pox and mononucleosis, cause problems in the mouth.

People who don't eat a healthy, balanced diet may not get enough important vitamins every day. In severe cases, the gums can swell and bleed, or the teeth may get loose or not develop properly.

Brushing and flossing every day, seeing the dentist twice a year, and eating the right foods help keep the mouth and the body well.

All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids and teens, and provide general information on or about emotional health and wellbeing.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

Sites about specific conditions, diseases, or disorders should be submitted to the proper subcategory in /Health/Conditions_and_Diseases.

English sites only. Websites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate category in International/.

The focus of "emotional health and wellbeing" is the health of the mind, including talking about feelings, coping with problems, dealing with stress, recognizing and coping with mental illnesses, getting help from counselors and therapists, and other aspects of mental health that help kids and teens to understand and regulate their positive and negative emotions.
Sites in this category will provide free information suitable for and of interest to kids and teens about First Aid. First aid information written for parents and caregivers is not listed here. Sites selling products or services, such as first aid training, are not listed here.
First aid is medical care provided for a hurt or sick person, before emergency help arrives. Kids and teens learn what to do for burns, bruises, fevers, blisters, cuts, and broken bones, by studying first aid.
All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids and teens, and provide information and activities to help them learn about fitness.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

Sites provide information or activities related to fitness.
All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids/teens and provide information about nutrition.

Recipe sites must be intended to help kids and teens learn about nutrition. All other kids' recipe sites should be submitted to Sports and Hobbies: Cooking.

Sites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

English sites only. Sites for kids and teens in other languages should be suggested to the appropriate category in /International.

Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced diet every day. It is important to get enough vitamins, minerals, and fiber in each meal, but not take in more calories than are needed for energy and growth.
Puberty is the time when a child's body begins to develop and change as he or she begins to become an adult.
All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids and teens, and provide information and activities to help kids learn how to stay safe.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

Sites about specific safety issues (bicycling, fire, etc.) should be submitted to the appropriate subcategory.

Safety is about learning how to prevent accidents and injuries at home, at school, and outdoors.

Sites in this category offer information, tips, activities, and guides for kids and teens on bicycling, traffic, swimming, and boating safety; fire prevention; weather dangers and what to do; kitchen and food safety; poison dangers; and how to prevent falls and burns.

All sites submitted to this category must be designed for use by kids / teens and provide general information about substance abuse and prevention.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

English sites only. Websites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate category in International/.

Sites containing information about other health topics (dental health, safety, etc.) or about specific drugs should be suggested to the most appropriate subcategory. Please take the time to find the best place for the site.

This category features information, tips, guides, and activities to help kids and teens learn about substance abuse and prevention.

Substance abuse is not only about illegal drugs. It is using any drug, chemical, or medication excessively or in a way that can cause harm to the user. This could be cough medications, inhalants, marijuana, or cocaine.

All sites submitted to this category should be designed for use by teens, ages 13 to 18, and provide general information on or about teen health.

Websites designed for parents or teachers, or to sell products or services, will not be accepted.

Submit sites with information about specific teen issues (pregnancy, drug awareness, etc.) to the appropriate subcategory.

General health information or sites about health issues for kids should be suggested to the proper category in Kids_and_Teens/Health/.

English-only sites. Sites in other languages should be submitted to the appropriate category in /International.

This category includes sites that provide information, tips, guides, and activities to help teens learn about health.

Information includes sexuality, emotional health and wellbeing, substance abuse, fitness, and nutrition.

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