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CopeCareDeal This site is devoted to mental health. Check out the Mind Zone for facts about depression and other common mental illnesses.
Go Ask Alice Columbia University maintains a popular Health Q&A. Get answers to general health, drugs & alcohol, sex, fitness & nutrition, and relationship questions.
Mayo Clinic Teen’s Health Center Use the “Find It Fast” feature to get articles on a variety of health topics; or click on “Ask a Specialist” to find answers to specific health questions.
National Eating Disorders Association Learn about eating disorders, find help & support, even get involved. Reach the confidential helpline at: 1-800-931-2237.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Are you in a crisis? Please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), a free, 24-hour hotline. Check out the website for more information to get involved.
Rookie is an online publication for teenage girls featuring writing, photography, illustrations, videos and more from staff & readers. Monthly “issues” revolve around a theme.
Scarleteen “Sex Ed for the real world.” This site is owned by a feminist sex ed educator and staffed by volunteers. It offers frank advice and answers a vast number of sex-related questions.
Sex, etc. A sex education website created by teens, for teens.
Trevor Project The Trevor Project is a national organization determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth. Call the free confidential Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386 to talk to a counselor. Visit the website to chat with a trained volunteer, connect with others and learn more about suicide prevention.
WHO The World Health Organization website is loaded with up-to-date fact sheets and news on a wide range of health topics.