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The Mental Help Net website exists to promote online mental health education and provides scientifically accurate and up-to-date coverage of mental health and illness topics. The site's resources take three different forms. We offer detailed and comprehensive coverage of mental health and illness topics (such as Depression, ADHD, and Personality Disorders) in our numerous topic centers. We regularly publish original blogs, podcasts, articles and advice columns which are linked from the Mental Help Net homepage. Finally, we offer a Mental Health Support Community. Online since 1995, Mental Help Net has been the recipient of many awards and citations. Our service is freely available and intended for both laypeople and professionals.
Advocates for Youth has long recognized the educational value of television. For over 20 years, Advocates' Los Angeles-based Media Project has worked with the entertainment industry to place sexual health information and responsible sexual health images on television. The Media Project, located in the heart of Hollywood, has had a significant impact on such popular television shows as E.R., Dawson's Creek, Felicity, Moesha, Boston Public, Strong Medicine, and Judging Amy, among many others. Last year alone, the project was directly responsible for helping the industry to include accurate sexual health content and relevant story lines into more than 40 episodes of various popular television shows, reaching well over 30 million Americans.
Advocates for Youth is the only national non-profit organization focusing exclusively on adolescent reproductive health in both the United States and in developing countries. Advocates' primary focus is on providing information, training, and technical assistance to educators and other youth-serving professionals, policy makers, the media, and youth activists about what works in adolescent sexual health.
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