Helpful Websites
 
 
 
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
"Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults."
 
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)
AAHPERD’s mission is to promote and support leadership, research, education, and best practices in the professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC is one of the major operating components of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
 
The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
FAAN's vision:  "To be a world leader in food allergy and anaphylaxis awareness and the issues surrounding this disease."
 
KidsHealth (http://kidshealth.org)
Information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years for parents, kids and teens.
 
The Pediatric/Adult Asthma Coalition of New Jersey (PACNJ)
Statewide resources for asthma programs and services.
 
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS)
The mission of this State department is "to foster accessible and high-quality health and senior services to help all people in New Jersey achieve optimal health, dignity and independence. We work to prevent disease, promote and protect well-being at all life stages and encourage informed choices that enrich quality of life for individuals and communities..."
 
New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES)
NJPIES is a non-profit organization that coordinates the treatment and distribution of information concerning poisons, drugs and targeted health issues through telephone management, consultation, education and research.  
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 
Resources from the United State Department of Health and Human Services.
 
World Health Organization (WHO)
"The World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system.  WHO experts produce health guidelines and standards, and help countries to address public health issues.  WHO also supports and promotes health research.  Through WHO, governments can jointly tackle global health problems and improve people’s well-being."