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Helpful Links

Please search below to find both answers to many of your questions and links to help you learn more about child abuse and neglect.
Links for Children & Families
Links for Professionals

Links for Children and Families:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Links

Child Maltreatment Prevention
Understanding Child Maltreatment
Adolescent Health
Child Development
To contact the CDC call 1-800-CDC-INFO or email at cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Teen Health

Taya: Teen and Young Adult Health Connection
The Students' Guide to Health

Talking to Your Child About Sex

WebMD: Talking to Your Kids About Sex
U.S. News & World Report:Teaching Your Kids About Sex: Dos and Don'ts
HealthyChildren.org: Talking to Your Child About Sex
Planned Parenthood: Talking to Your Kids About Sex and Sexuality

Talking to Your Child About Abuse

Resources for Parents and Caregivers from The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
The Mama Bear Effect: Building Stronger Families, Educating Against Sexual Abuse
The U.S. Dept. of Justice, NSOPW: Talking to Your Child About Sexual Abuse

Other Links

One With Courage
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms
CyberTipline operated by NCMEC
Department of Health and Human Services – Montgomery County, MD
FBI’s Innocent Images National Initiative
Internet Safety: NetSmartz by NCMEC
Parent's Guide to Internet Safety from the FBI
Safekids.com: Online Safety and Civility
Kids Online Safety
Maryland Patient Safety Website
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline
Kids Health
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Parent Booklet on Non-Maternal Child Care and Children’s Development
Prevent Child Abuse America
Safe Haven – Giving Your Newborn a Future
SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center
Self Esteem Shop
Workplace Support for Breastfeeding Moms: Everybody Wins
Children and Cell Phones from the Alabama Network of Children's Advocacy Centers
National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Links for Professionals:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Links

Child Maltreatment Prevention
Understanding Child Maltreatment
Adolescent Health
Child Development
To contact the CDC call 1-800-CDC-INFO or email at cdcinfo@cdc.gov

Prevent Child Abuse America
Advocates for Children & Youth
Child Abuse Prevention Network
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Internet Safety: NetSmartz by NCMEC
National Center for Child Death Review
Maryland Governor’s Office for Children
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Department of Health and Human Services – Montgomery County, MD
Child Welfare Information Gateway: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms
Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health
National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Children’s Mental Health

Self Esteem Shop
SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center

Children’s Health/Medical Links

HIV/AIDS
Maryland Infectious Disease Bureau
CDC HIV Basics
Kaiser Family Foundation: Women and HIV/AIDS

Preterm Birth
Prematurity Prevention
Maternal and Infant Health: Preterm Birth
Folic Acid Materials – National Council on Folic Acid
Intervention Kit to Prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
The Maryland Tobacco Quitline
Maryland Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coalition (FASD)
Medline Plus by NIH
American Academy of Pediatrics – Maryland Chapter

Sexual Abuse and Assault: Legal System and Issue Links

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault

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