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A list of useful resources on the Internet.

Adolescence Directory On-Line

Adolescence Directory On-Line (ADOL) is an electronic guide to information on adolescent issues, provided by the Center for Adolescent Studies at Indiana University. It provides electronic sources in the areas of conflict and violence; mental health issues; health and health risk issues; counselor resources; and teens only.

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network

The Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network (CYFERNet) provides practical, research-based information on children, youth, and families. Information in this Internet-based service is provided by universities collaborating in the Cooperative Extension Service Children, Youth, and Family Network project. This site provides descriptions of successful programs, practical information on child and youth development, research reports, statistics, funding resources, evaluation tools, and links to other Internet resources.

Children, Youth and Family Consortium

The Children, Youth and Family Consortium’s Electronic Clearinghouse, housed at the University of Minnesota, is an electronic bridge to information and resources on children, youth, and families. The site features articles, research materials, and information related to the health, education, and well-being of children, youth, and families.


Maintained by the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy, this website provides easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by more than 70 federal agencies. Included are statistics from the Bureau of the Census, the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Administration for Children and Families, the Center for Mental Health Service, and the Department of Health and Human Services. This site also provides some regional statistics.

U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education’s website provides information on the Department’s programs, publications, research, and statistics as well as links to other relevant websites.


This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides the latest information about America’s adolescents. It includes current news, reports, and other publications, and speeches on youth topics.

Karen Horsch, Research Associate, HFRP

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