TeenCentral.net: an anonymous Help-line web site for teens, by teens. A safe cyber-space for teens to work out their issues.
Resources for Support
Reachout.com: a great resource for teens that includes facts and real stories about issues ranging from depression and other mental illnesses, addiction, eating disorders, sex, abuse, self-harm, and many others. Also includes author chats and links to great YA novels dealing with these subjects.
This site has articles on just about every subject you can imagine: Teenhelp.com
To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.
The Center for Young Women’s Health has a lot of really helpful information on a variety of issues related to physical, sexual, and emotional health.
The Our Bodies Ourselves Health Resource Center is an empowering place for girls and women to find information about health and sexuality.
Drug & Alcohol Recovery
If you or someone you love has a problem with drugs or alcohol:
- AA: Alcoholics Anonymous
- NA: Narcotics Anonymous
- AlAnon/AlAteen: Strength & hope for family & friends of problem drinkers
- LifeRing: Secular Recovery
- Refuge Recovery: A Buddhist Past for Recovering from Addiction
Do you know a great resource for teens that I should include here?
Please let me know about it!