Teen Links

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Body Image/Self Esteem

Drugs & Alcohol

  • Above the Influence

    Get the facts about drugs, why people use them, and how to say no. Find tons of fun things to do instead of drugs.

  • Alateen

    Hope and help for young people who are the relatives and friends of a problem drinker.

  • Prescription Drug Abuse

    Description of prescription drug abuse, and links to information on how to prevent it and where to turn for help for the addicted, from a drug rehabilitation center.

  • Teen-Anon

    Help for teens who drink or drug and all those who love them.

  • What's Driving You

    Information for young adults about drinking and driving, including a virtual role-playing game and links to state laws on driving while intoxicated.

Get Help

Hard Times


  • Bodies in Motion, Minds At Rest

    Want to get in good shape and stay that way? Check out this site, designed by teens.

  • Center for Young Women's Health

    Excellent site for health guides and quizzes on safety, relationships, emotional health, and more.

  • Go Ask Alice

    Get answers to health questions from Columbia University's Health Q & A Internet Service. Includes an article on how to decide if online health information is trustworthy (go to: General Health, Miscellaneous).

  • iEmily

    All about girls' health

  • MedlinePlus Teen Health

    From the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine, articles on many health topics for teens.

  • TeensHealth

    Teen health advice with personal stories from real teens. Physician-approved information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.

  • Top 10 Health Concerns for Teens

    Information on common health disorders, providing symptoms, causes, and possible treatments. CRC Health Group is the nation's leading provider of treatment and educational programs for adults and youth who are struggling with behavioral issues, chemical dependency, eating disorders, obesity, pain management, or learning disabilities.

  • US FDA On the Teen Scene

    Important health info ranging from nutrition and sun safety to eating disorders

Sex & Sexuality

  • I Wanna Know

    Answers to your questions about teen sexual health and STDs.

  • Pregnancy Resource Centers

    A marketing alliance of Northeast Ohio Pregnancy centers, whose mission is to give individuals faced with unexprected pregnancy a change to talk about their concerns. Provides information and resources needed to make difficult choices.

  • Sex, etc.: A Website by Teens for Teens

    Info on love, sex, relationships, HIV/AIDS, and other issues from the Network for Family Life Education.

  • Teenwire

    Sexuality and relationship information from Planned Parenthood.