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Resources for Patients and Families

The following online resources are available to provide education and support to teens and young adults, their families, and healthcare providers about a wide variety of issues pertinent to this age group.

  • Young Women's Health—Developed by the Center for Young Women's Health at Children's Hospital of Boston, this website offers health information.
  •—Information and self-help tools for people who want to quit smoking provided by Monroe County and the University of Rochester.
  •—This government website provides extensive information about food, nutrition and health management.
  • Bright Futures—This is a national initiative dedicated to promoting health through a trusting relationship between the child, family, and healthcare provider.
  • Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders—This site provides information about state-wide comprehensive eating disorder treatment programs.
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Western New York—The Make-A-Wish Foundation® grants the wishes of children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions.