For Teens -

Teen Issues

Advocates for Youth
Advocates for youth topics and issues include (but are not limited to) abstinence, adolescent sexual behavior, dating violence, GLBTQ, HIV/STD prevention and treatment, peer education, and teen pregnancy. This site provides information on these topics and what you can do.

Do Something
Read about schools that are challenging their communities to improve and learn how you could get involved.

Empathy Library
The Empathy Library is an online index of books and films designed to improve and inspire empathy for different cultures, generations, and situations.  

GLOBE
Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment is an online, interactive science program. You are encouraged to take scientific measurements, create maps and graphs, and work with other GLOBE participants from around the world.

Mix It Up!
"Fight Hate and Promote Tolerance". This website is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center. "Mix It Up supports the efforts of student activists who are willing to take on the challenge of identifying, questioning and crossing social boundaries".

NetSmartz
Learn the principles of Internet safety through real-life stories told by teens.

The Ophelia Project
"The Ophelia Project® is dedicated to creating a safe social and emotional climate in schools and communities."

Reminding Loved Ones That Life is Precious: Suicide Prevention Resources
This page begins with a list of signs that suicide prevention might be called upon and ends with a comprehensive list of resources to provide more information and assitance.

StopBullying.gov
Managed by the Department of Health & Human Services, this site provides information on all types of bullying, including laws by state.

Stop Bullying Now
The "Stop Bullying Now" website aims to help you learn how to stop bullying in your community/school. Find out what does and does not work.

Teen Ink
Magazine, website & books written by teens since 1989.

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
"A comprehensive community-based Suicide Prevention Program". Yellow Ribbon aims to raise awareness, education, prevention, intervention, postvention, and save lives.

Youth In Need
On this site you will find stories about youth in need. You will also find information on how you can get involved in your community and upcoming events in your area helping youth in need.