The Grow Up Safe website is for informational purposes only. By accessing and using this website, you agree to the following terms and conditions.

The medical information found on this website should not be used in place of a consultation with your physician or other health care provider. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider prior to starting or stopping any treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Grow Up Safe is not responsible for injuries or damages you may incur as a result of you stopping medical treatment or your failure to obtain medical treatment.

You acknowledge and warrant that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this agreement. You are personally responsible for the material that you send.

Except for materials specified as able to be branded, materials on the Grow Up Safe website are protected by copyright law. Unless otherwise stated, the user may print or download information from this site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided the user (you) identifies the source of the material (Grow Up Safe) and includes a statement that the materials are protected by copyright law. You must use the following statement when using materials from this website:

Copyright © 2016 Grow Up Safe. All rights reserved.

Unless specified, any reproduction of artwork or photographs appearing on the pages of the website is prohibited without prior written consent from an authorized representative of Grow Up Safe. All content on the website provided by third parties is subject to any applicable terms and conditions provided by those third parties, and you agree to be bound by those terms and conditions.

The information published on this server could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information on this server.



To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place the appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Web log file data - We collect some basic web log file data about site visitors. This information includes domain names, website traffic patterns, and server usage statistics. This information is used for site management and administration and to improve the content and overall performance of our site.

On certain pages, the Grow Up Safe website does set and access cookies; however, no cookies are used to track an identifiable user. They are used only to enhance the usability of the site. You can still use this site if you turn the cookies off.

Throughout the website, Grow Up Safe provides links to outside websites. We do this as a courtesy and are in no way implying an endorsement of or responsibility for the accuracy or content of the outside website. You should refer to the ownership and disclaimer information posted on those sites.



There is limited information any website can know about its visitors without asking them questions. On some pages you can make requests and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number

If you subscribe to a newsletter, publication or press release published by Grow Up Safe and distributed via email, we will keep your email address in a private distribution list. Messages sent electronically do not reveal recipients' email addresses or any other personal information. Grow Up Safe will only send messages to individuals who have opted to subscribe and who have provided their email address to us directly. We do not use this email address list for any other purpose, and we only add individuals at their request. At any time, you may opt out by using the unsubscribe link provided in the publication email, which will remove your information from the distribution list for that publication.

Only Grow Up Safe will send you information; we will not allow any outside company to use our information or email lists. When an email is delivered to recipient, there will be an option given to opt-out of receiving any future mailings. This opt-out will require the recipient to reply to the email and asking to receive no more mailings.

We read every message that comes to us. If you have questions about the statements on this page, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website you can contact:



HRSA Grant Notice

This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H17MC26772-02-03 and Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.