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Current Life Issues: Links to Sites

Careers

America's Career Infonet: "This site "provides national, state and local career information and labor market data." Includes "career tools, career reports, videos, a career resource library," and more."

Occupational Outlook Handbook: The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.

Explore Health Careers: (all kinds!) 

Technical Schools USA: "A guide to technical schools, careers, and certifications in the United States. Includes a list of links to schools by state, descriptions of technical schools and programs (including online alternatives), and resources for technical certification training."

JROTC: US Army Careers

 

Health

Teen Health Law: Information for California providers of adolescent health services; a Project of the National Center for Youth Law

ACLU: CA Teens: Your health, your rights

Advocates for Youth: Adolescent Access to Confidential Health Services

Medline: Information about health, medicine, etc. (from U.S. Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health)

Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary

NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Behind Drug Abuse "Includes facts on how marijuana, nicotine, anabolic steroids, and other drugs affect the brain and body, 'real stories' from teens, games and activities, a glossary, and resources for teachers."

 

Independent Living

Center for Independent Living, Inc

ILRU Directory of Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and Associations