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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention promotes health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau web site provides fact sheets, grant information, Federal Register notices, newsletters and publications and links to maternal and child health sites.

National Conference of State Legislatures Here you will find comprehensive information, research on critical state issues, informative publications, provocative meetings and seminars, a legislative information database, a voice in Washington, D.C., and an expert staff to assist legislators and staff in solving difficult problems.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is the Federal agency that conducts and supports research nationwide on mental illness and mental health, including studies of the brain, behavior, and mental health services. This site provides Internet access to information about mental health and mental illnesses, NIMH-funded grants and research projects, educational and information programs, and a variety of resources in support of NIMH activities and programs.

The National Mental Health Services, Knowledge Exchange Network (KEN) provides information about mental health via toll-free telephone services, an electronic bulletin board, and publications. KEN provides linkages and referrals to consumer and family advocacy organizations; federal, state, and local mental health agencies; and many other resources.

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) is to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation's drug control program, the goals of which are to reduce illicit drug use, manufacturing, and trafficking; drug-related crime and violence; and drug-related health consequences.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) finances programs that develop new prevention and treatment methods, working with knowledge gained from their own studies and from research financed by other agencies at the National Institutes of Health. SAMHSA does its work primarily through demonstration grants and contracts with the state and local governments and private organizations that provide the services.

The U.S. Census Bureau Data Access Tools
Offers user-friendly tools for extracting and displaying information on communities across the United States. The interactive software on this site allows users to generate detailed maps with self-selected statistical information.

The U.S. Department of Education provides useful and timely information about programs, policies, people, and practices that exist at the Department. This place is a great entry point to the information at the U.S. Department of Education as well as in much of the education community.

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