For Parents

General Parenting Web Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Centers for Disease Control

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Travelers’ Health

Mental Health and COVID-19

VMAP COVID-19 Self-Care Resources 

Virginia DSS Smartphone App for COVID-19 Help

COVID-19 Anxiety Workshop: How to Manage Your Anxiety Effectively 

Live Viewer Q&A: Challenges Facing Kids During COVID-19

Talking With Children About COVID-19

Coronavirus Anxiety Checklist

General Mental Health

DBHDS Children’s Mental Health Month Resources

Mental Health America Tools 2 Thrive

NAMI Learning to Help Your Child and Your Family

Adolescent Health

Center for Young Women’s Health (Children’s Hospital Boston)

Young Men’s Health (Children’s Hospital Boston)

Allergy, Asthma, and Eczema

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Food Allergy Research and Education

Asthma Resources (Centers for Disease Control)

American Lung Association

National Eczema Society


Breastfeeding (American Academy of Pediatrics)

LactMed– Database on safety of medications while breastfeeding

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Support Virginia

Fitness and Nutrition

President’s Council on Fitness, Sport, and Nutrition

Let’s Move

Dietary Reccommendations for Healthy Children (American Heart Association)

My Plate


Vaccine information from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center

Vaccinate Your Baby

National Network for Immunization Information

CDC Parents’ Guide to Childhood Immunizations

Vaccine Safety (Johns Hopkins)

Safety Topics

Injury Prevention (Virginia Department of Health) – How to stay safer on the Internet

Consumer Product Safety Commission

National Capital Poison Control Center

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Up to date car seat information

Tox Town – Introduction to toxic chemicals and environmental health risks

Teen Driving

Safety Recalls

Behavior and Development

Developmental Milestones

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

First Signs – Autism and Developmental Delay

National Institute of Child Health and Development