Resources

These organizations can provide useful information relating to school health programs.

* American Cancer Society (contact: Neely Tolbert, program coordinator, National School Health Leadership Institutes), 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30329. 404-982-3672. www.creatinghealthyschools.org

* American School Health Association, P.O. Box 708, Kent, OH 44240. 330-678-1601. www.asha@ashaweb.org

* Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Adolescent and School Health, MS K31, Atlanta, GA 30341. 770-488-6130. Runs a Healthy Youth Funding Database with information on federal, private and foundation funding for school health services. www2.cdc.gov/nccdphp/shpfp/index.asp

*National Association of School Nurses, Eastern Office, P.O. Box 1300, Scarborough, ME 04070. 877-627-6476. Western Office, 1416 Park St., Suite A, Castle Rock, CO 80109. 866-627-6767. www2.cdc.gov/nccdphp/shpfp/index.asp Website has links to state affiliates, government resources, school health resources, liaisons and professional partners.