ASIF (Adolescent Self Injury Foundation) – Find information about self-harm and learn how you can get help for yourself or someone you know.
Childhelp National Abuse Hotline – Despite its name, this service is for teens too! Contains short articles and links to text, voice, and chat hotlines.
COVID-19 – Stay up-to-date with reliable information about the Coronavirus.
Dealing With Depression – Learn about depression and pick up some self-help skills to help you cope.
Go Ask Alice – A free health question and answer internet service provided by Columbia University's Health Promotion Program.
Herren Project – If you or someone you know is struggling with substance addiction, take a look at this organization's resources. You can also submit questions to a licensed clinician via the website.
How to Respond to an Active Shooter (DHS) – Learn how to respond to an active shooter in your vicinity from this booklet published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
I Wanna Know – Sexual health information for teens and young adults.
It Gets Better Project – Watch a stream of inspirational stories from fellow LGBTQIAP+ folks as a reminder that life can get better. Check out their resources page for local and national organizations that can provide you or someone you know with help.
Know Your Rights (ACLU) – Learn what your legal rights in the United States are, how to exercise them, and what to do when those rights are violated.
Love Is Respect – The national teen dating abuse helpline. Also contains information and resources about relationships.
Mindfulness For Teens – Practice mindfulness to help cope with stress and anxiety.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) – Learn about mental illnesses that you or someone you know may have.
NEDA (National Eating Disorders) – Learn about eating disorders and find the help you or someone in your life needs.
National Runaway Safeline – If you've run away from or been kicked out from your home, call, text, or email this service for free, confidential, nonjudgmental support.
Scarleteen – Inclusive, educational, and supportive information about sexuality and relationships for teens and emerging adults.
Sex, Etc. – Sex and sexuality ed from Answer's Teen-to-Teen Sexuality Education Project.
Teen Health – Information about physical health, mental health, and more.
Teen Help – Find information about physical, mental, sexual, and social health here.
Teen Health & Wellness – Read up-to-date, nonjudgmental articles about bullying, suicide, vaping, opioid abuse, gender identity, school safety, sexual harassment, COVID-19, and more. Contains a list of help hotlines.
The Trevor Project Support Center – A site where LGBTQIAP+ young people can find answers to frequently asked questions and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more. In crisis? Call, text, or chat online with a counselor 24/7/365.
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