Nonprofit and Government Organizations
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Health Topic: Men's Health
The federally supported site provides a wide range of resources for “helping men live safer and healthier lives.”
Family Health: Safe and Healthy Kids and Teens
Provides a series of useful links with guides for parents to help their children make choices that will promote their health.
Provides separate resources for raising children based on different developmental periods (0-3, 4-11, 12-19) as well as additional materials about pregnancy, keeping children healthy and safe, and technical information for health professionals and researchers.
A Global Fatherhood Campaign
“MenCare is a global fatherhood campaign. Our mission is to promote men’s involvement as equitable, non-violent fathers and caregivers in order to achieve family well-being and gender equality.”
Men’s Health Network
“Men’s Health Network (MHN) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to reach men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.”
Dads in Gear
Dads in Gear provides information for new dads on how to quit smoking, as well as information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle through fitness and healthy eating
Improves the lives and prospects of children and youth by conducting high-quality research and sharing the resulting knowledge with practitioners and policymakers.
The Boys Initiative:
The National Campaign to Promote Achievement and Health
“THE MISSION of the Initiative is to shed light on underachievement among boys and young men, to foster dialogue and debate about it, and collaborate on solutions with those who are committed to the futures of our nation’s youth. Our goal is to accomplish this mission by partnering and building coalitions with organizations that represent the interests of girls and women, boys and men, parents and teachers and adolescent health care providers, among a host of other individuals, organizations and professionals devoted to the well being of our nation’s youth.”
The Boys Initiative:
Health Provider Toolkit for Adolescent and Young Adult Males
“The Toolkit is a groundbreaking online resource for health care providers who interact with males ages 10-26 and covers nine major health domains: healthy eating and physical activity, sexual and reproductive health, trauma, substance use disorders, mental health, developmental disorders, sexual biologic basics, normal pubertal concerns and genital abnormalities and tests and immunizations.”
Access toolkit here.
Trusted Health Information for You
This specific website is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health and provides links to news articles, helpful tips, reports, and scholarly articles on health-related issues for men.
Fatherhood and HIV
This site is for men who have HIV and provides information on how to balance managing the disease and being a father.
National At-Home Dad Network
This site serves as a great resource for stay at-home dads to stay educated and receive support from other stay at-home dads.