Health & Wellness
Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit
"The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is an accredited public health agency that offers a wide range of programs and public health services focused on promoting and protecting health, and preventing disease, disability and injury."
The Phakz - Health Topics for Teens
Information about tobacco, sexual health, healthy eating, drugs and alcohol, and other topics of specific interest to teens, such as piercings, vaccines, depression, etc.
211 Ontario - Free and confidential help to find social services in your community
"211 is here to help. 211 is a three-digit phone number and website that provides information and referral to community and social services in Ontario. With information on more than 56,000 agencies and services, we can help you find the answers you need, quickly and easily. Our phone service is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year, and is available in more than 150 languages."
Caring for Kids - Teen Page (by the Canadian Paediatrician Society) - includes information about emotional and physical health (including such topics as dieting, tanning, sexuality, immunizations, anxiety, and more)
Dieticians of Canada - Teen page - includes information about healthy eating, nutrition needs, healthy weight, etc.
Health Canada - homepage
Healthy Canadians - guides for healthy living, recalls and alerts, child and youth related issues, food, environmental issues, cosmetics, and more
Canada's Food Guide
Just for you - Health Canada resources for teens
Canadian Mental Health Association - Youth page - includes information about anger management, depression, separation anxiety, family issues, grief, self-esteem, self-harm, suicide and more.
Teens Health - American site with articles, info, links, on various teen health issues including mental health, sexuality, food, fitness, diseases/infections, drugs and alcohol, and more.