• Advocacy

    Cap4Kids - The Children's Advocacy Project of America
    Lists social service agencies for families who need help, including after-school programs, mental health, teen resources, and many useful handouts.

    Children's Defense Fund (CDF)
    Provides a voice for the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves, particularly poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.

    Fitness and Nutrition

    Fuel Up to Play 60
    An in-school nutrition and physical activity program that encourages kids to consume nutrient-rich foods and achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day.

    Action for Healthy Kids
    Fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity by helping schools become healthier places so kids can live healthier lives.

    Healthy Schools Program
    The Alliance for a Healthier Generation's initiative to create and sustain healthy environments where your students can learn better and flourish.

    NEA Health Information Network: Playing Smart
    Helping communities gain access to local school facilities like gyms, fields, basketball courts, and playgrounds.

    Eat Smart Play Hard
    The Kansas State Department of Education presents information on how to eat more healthfully and be more physically active.

    General Health

    BAM! Body and Mind
    The Centers for Disease Control provides information and games for kids on issues related to diseases, food and nutrition, physical activity, safety, physical health and general life issues. There is also information for teachers on how to use BAM! topics in the classroom.

    School Mental Health
    Offers school mental health resources not only for clinicians, but also for educators, administrators, parents/caregivers, families, and students.