External Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Educates, advocates, and provides resources regarding children’s health

American Diabetes Association

Support and information for people who have been diagnosed with diabetes or those who are at risk

American Psychiatric Association

Relevant research and information on psychiatry

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Info on vaccines and relevant medical issues around the globe

Center for Eating Disorders Ann Arbor

Location and brief description of programs and support groups at the Center of Eating Disorders in Ann Arbor

Healthy Children

Provides more resources for parents based on the age of the child

Johns Hopkins

Guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of a variety of diseases

Mayo Clinic

Symptoms and treatment information on a variety of diseases

Michigan Newborn Screening

Lists diseases newborns are screened for in Michigan and provides fact sheets on those diseases

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Research to understand and prevent allergies and infectious diseases

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

New research and resources on children’s health

National Institute of Mental Health

Research and studies available on mental health

National Resource Center on ADHD

Resources for parents and children on ADHD

Poison Control

Provides the phone number and online tool for poison control and identifies pills

Students Abroad

Off shoot of the U.S. Department of State with information for students going abroad

US Consumer Product Safety Information

The government agency that informs consumers of recalled or potentially dangerous products

Washtenaw County Department of Public Health

Health information and programs specific to Washtenaw County