Links

Associated Websites

Medical Stabilization Program for Patients with Eating Disorders at Torrance Memorial Medical Center

TravelMed of Torrance Dr. Schack's Travel Medicine website

Eating Disorders Associates Our eating disorders treatment team

 

Recommended Medical Information Websites

Flu.gov Influenza illness and vaccines

ShotsForSchool.org California's website about immunizations required for school entry

VaccineInformation.org

ShotbyShot Stories of vaccine-preventable diseases

WebMD Health information, news, interactive tools

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Recommended Professional Association Websites

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Sports Medicine

American Psychological Association

American Sleep Association

Association of Professional Piercers

North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

 

Healthy Living

Blue Zones Lifestyle practices gleaned from places in the world where people live much longer than elsewhere, and ideas for incorporating them into your own life. 

YogaGlo Online yoga classes

SafeCosmetics.org The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics

SmokefreeTeen Online support for teens who want to quit smoking.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)

Beyond Ana and Mia Inspiration and support for people struggling with eating disorders

Eating Disorder Hope Information, resources, treatment program information, and support

Proud2Bme Pro-recovery website

Gürze - Salucore Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue

 

Food and Cooking

Food 52 "Helping people become better, smarter, happier cooks."

Serious Eats  Recipes, product reviews, some restaurants

Oh She Glows Vegan recipes

Post Punk Kitchen Vegan recipes

Media

Center on Media and Child Health Dedicated to understanding and responding to the effects of media on the physical, emotional, and social health of young people

Ask the Mediatrician Answers to questions about media and health

Proud2Bme Online community created by teens, covering fashion, beauty, news, culture, entertainment with the goal of promoting positive body image and healthy attitudes about food and weight

 

Bereavement

Griefnet Online support groups for children, teens, and adults; memorials, books, music, articles, resources

 

Sexuality

American Social Health Association Sexually transmitted infections

Advocates for Youth Promotes efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions regarding sexuality, with sections for teens, parents, and educators

Bedsider Detailed contraceptive method descriptions and information for women ages 18-29

Get Yourself Tested Information about sexually transmitted infections, resources

Teen Source Accurate and reliable sexual and reproductive health information and resources, clinic referral service

 

Local Resources

Torrance Memorial Medical Center Adult Education Offerings include CPR, First Aid, and Mediation Circle

Thelma McMillen Center for Chemical Dependency Treatment Intensive outpatient programs for teens and adults, support groups, free assessments