TeenHealthFX.com is a project funded by Atlantic Health System’s - Morristown Medical Center. The site is maintained with input from teenagers and support from community leaders. Atlantic's Community Health Department and the Adolescent/Young Adult Center for Health at the Goryeb Children's Hospital are responsible for the content and operation of the site. The professional staff who answer questions from our vast audience and provide oversight include clinical social workers, health educators, adolescent medicine physicians, pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, nutritionists, and many other health professionals.
The goal of TeenHealthFX is to provide teens with an online resource for any and all of their questions regarding health, relationships, their body and their sexuality. In addition, for those who live in Northern New Jersey the site is intended to help access medical, mental health, and other support services. The vision of TeenHealthFX is to empower adolescents to improve their health through individual responsibility.
TeenHealthFX.com has been live on the Internet since September 1999 and has had over 15 million visitors! It has been featured both nationally and locally in USA Today, the New York Times, the Daily Record, the Star Ledger and Scholastic Choices. On television, TeenHealthFX has been highlighted on ABC News and NJN News.
A number of awards have been earned by TeenHealthFX.com including:
The teenagers, community members, and professional staff involved with TeenHealthFX are very proud of the website and the awards that have been earned but we are always looking for ways to improve. We hope that you find what you are looking for! We like to hear about how the site has met your needs or helped you, but we also appreciate constructive criticism and suggestions for the future. If you would like to make any such comments, please email TellFX@atlantichealth.org.