Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Resources for health and safety from the CDC, including important notices and information for travelers, such as vaccination requirements and travel alerts.
Food Allergy Research and Education – Information and resources from FARE to help improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies
King County Health Services – Public health alerts; resources on illness, injury, and violence prevention; disease surveillance; environmental health services; emergency medical care and readiness and response to public health emergencies; and referral services
HealthyChildren.org – Site created for parents by the American Academy of Pediatrics
Poison Control – Provides help for poison emergency. Call 1-866-222-1222 for immediate assistance
Recalls.gov – Lists federal recalls of consumer products (including toys), food, and medicine
Safe Kids Ultimate Car Seat Guide – Gives general tips and personalized tips on buying, installing and fitting car seats and booster seats properly
Washington State Booster Seat Coalition – Washington State car seat and booster seat laws with info on places to get your car seat inspected
Seattle Children’s Hosptial – Information from and about this world-class children’s hospital in our region. Be sure to check out their Community Classes, which cover a variety of health and safety topics, including gun safety, car seat safety, helmet safety, and water safety.
24-Hour Crisis Line – Provides immediate help to individuals, families, and friends of people in emotional crisis, in multiple languages. Call 866-4-CRISIS.
AnxietyBC – Provides online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders
CHADD– A national clearinghouse for evidence-based information about ADHD, funded by the Center for Disease Control
Crisis Clinic – Crisis Clinic connects people in physical, emotional, and financial crisis to services that will be of help. Dial 2-1-1 to be connected to all kinds of health and human services.
Listening Mothers – A program of Community of Mindful Parenting, offering lectures, courses, and support groups to promote mindfulness and positive parenting
ParentHelp123 – Operated by WithinReach, this site helps Washington State families find services in their communities and apply for health insurance, food assistance programs, and more
PostPartum Support International – Information about perinatal mood and anxiety and resources for postpartum depression
Program for Early Parent Support, or PEPS – Offers baby/parent groups to educate, inform, and create community within neighborhoods
Text4Baby – Text messages to keep parents and newborns healthy
ZeroToThree – Science-based information and tools to nurture young children’s development
Adolescent Health – Society for Adolescent Health information and health app
Teenology 101 – Blog from Seattle Children’s Hospital on current issues facing teens and their parents
TeensHealth – Online health information for teens from the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children’s Health
TeenLink – Teen Link offers a confidential, anonymous, and non-judgmental help line for youth ages 13-20; available every evening between 6-10 p.m.
Young Men’s Health – Up-to-date health information and answers to common questions for teen guys and young men
Young Women’s Health– Resources from Boston Children’s Hospital about health, development, and diseases, specifically targeting young women
Try our new Symptom Checker for information on common illnesses!