Info for Teens

KidsHealth

This website contains lots of useful information for teens on a variety of topics. www.kidshealth.org

Suicide Prevention Hotline
Have you thought about ending your life or do you have a friend that is thinking about ending his/her life? Call the suicide prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or check out their website at www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org 

Peace Jam
Want to learn about a great program that connects teens to Nobel Peace Prize winners?
Learn about Peace Jam at www.peacejam.org

Job Corps
Uncertain what you want to do after high school? Worried about finding a job? Need help graduating from high school? Check out Job Corps at www.jobcorps.gov

Stop Bullying
Need help with bullying? Check out www.stopbullying.gov

 

Resources for LGBT youth and kids uncertain about their sexual identity:

IYG National Hotline for LGBT Youth (1-800-347-TEEN): Fri/Sat 7-10pm EST

Trevor Helpline: Crisis and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQ Youth (866.4.U.TREVOR), 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline (1-888-THE-GLNH): Mon- Fri 4-Midnight; Sat Noon-5 EST

Amplify Your Voice – a great website and source of support for LGBT youth www.amplifyyourvoice.org/youthresource