From the development of personal fitness, nutrition, to dealing with drug abuse and peer pressure the following resources will help you with your research.
Developed for tweens and teens, this resource provides up-to-date curricular support and self-help materials on physical and mental health topics.
Go Ask Alice!
A website supported by a team of Columbia University health professionals with questions and answers.
A Canadian website that promotes positive body image in sport.
Canada Food Guide
The Canada Food Guide illustrates ways in which people can eat healthy foods and maintain an active lifestyle.
Healthy Waterloo Region
Check the Resources section for Community Links.
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
An Ontario hospital and research facility for patients with mental health and addiction problems.
Health Canada - Learn About Drugs
Information on various drugs and why some young people use them.
Kid's Health: Dealing with Peer Pressure
Find articles and links to web sites on peer pressure and strategies on how to cope with it.
Canadian award-winning site covers news reporting, media ownership, advertising, the media's influences on behaviour and choices, the protection of personal privacy, online marketing directed at children, authenication of online information, and more.
Canadian Mental Health Association - Fact Sheets
Mental health information for many mental disorders.
Find information on mental health and depression, survivors of suicide, and youth suicide prevention.