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- Above the Influence
Help for teens who are coping with peer pressure regarding alcohol and drugs.
- Check Yourself
Teens share their experiences with alcohol and drugs through message boards and videos.
- NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse
The National Institute on Drug Abuse has collected information on drugs, quizzes and real-life stories in this site for teens.
- Quit For Life
This Canadian website will teach you about the dangers of smoking.
- The Truth
Learn the truth about tobacco, and get the help you need to quit.
- Driving Skills For Life
Drive defensively! Save a life! Maybe yours. Maybe mine!
- Guide to Auto Driving Safety
This site links to several government safety pages on teen drinking, seat belt safety and distracted driving, to name just a few.
Departs from Memphis and offers cheap tickets to several close U.S. cities including Chicago, IL.
- Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA)
Find updated bus routes here.
- Teen Driving
Help with driving skills such as parallel parking, passing and tips for driving in bad weather.
- Tennessee Driver's License and ID
Need the Driver's License manual? Find it here online as well as where to go to take the test.
- GLBTQ encyclopedia
The world's largest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgender and queer culture.
- It Gets Better Project
This project strives to show that life as a GLBTQ teen will get better than it is in high school.
- National Youth Advocacy Coalition
The NYAC's blog providing news on GLBTQ issues.
- Oasis Journals
This is a place for GLBTQ teens to showcase their writing talents.
- Persad Center
Counseling center for the GLBTQ community.
- Point Foundation
The Foundation helps teens achieve academic and leadership potential despite the obstacles they face.
- Safe Schools Coalition
Helping schools become safe places for GLBTQ teens.
- Trevor Project
Crisis and suicide intervention.
- Youth Resource
Information about life and issues by and for GLBTQ teens.
Environmental blog for students.
- Go Green Initiative
Ideas on ways to Go Green at home and at your school.
- Vegetarian Teen
If you have been thinking of becoming vegetarian, this is a good site to begin with.
- Girl's Health
Maintained by the Office on Women's Health, this site provides information for girls between the ages of 10 and 16.
- Go Ask Alice!
Need honest answers? Go Ask Alice, a question and answer resource produced by Columbia University.
- Spark Teens
Do you want help and motivation to eat right and get fit? Spark Teens might be right for you!
Information on physical and mental health in easy-to-understand articles.
- America's Best Colleges
U.S. News and World Report's website for the college bound. Includes the annual list of the best colleges.
- College Bound
Database for those looking for a school based on the subject you want to major in.
College information by teens for teens.
- Snag a Job
One of many job seeking sites.
- Camp Jobs
Summer camp employment.
- Job Corps
A free education and training program that helps young adults find a career.
- Next Step U
Should you go to college or should you find a job now? This site may help you.
- Consumer Jungle
This website will help you get a handle on your money and how you spend it in order to save a little of it.
- Test Your Money $marts
This quiz will help you learn some of the basics of stocks and bonds.
- Young Americans Center for Financial Literacy
Finance geared specifically to young adults. Learn by hands on activities designed to help you navigate the consumer world.
- All Girl Army
29 young feminists between the ages of 10 and 25 write blogs and provide resources and support for young girls and the feminist movement.
- Humane Teen
The Humane Society's site for teens.
Empower yourself to make the change you want to see in the world.
- Rock the Vote
Register to vote, learn about the issues and find ways to help.
- Speak Out!
Learn about your government and how it works, then have your say.
- Teen Activist
Best place to start if you want to start a revolution!
Blog on government issues.
- The White House
News from the source!
If you are considering adoption, this site can help answer your questions.
- Planned Parenthood for Teens
Planned Parenthood's site for teens offers information on all aspects of teen life including information on relationships, reproductive health, sexuality and pregnancy.
- BAM! Guide to Getting Along
Tips for getting along with all kinds of people.
- Healthy Relationships
Offers advice to make your relationship better.
- Heather's Voice
Brings domestic violence to light using the life of Heather, who was killed by her boyfriend.
- Love is Respect
Helps teens know what is a healthy relationship compared to one that is abusive.
- Teen Relationships
Advice on your relationships and recognizing abuse.
- TeensHealth: Date Rape
What is date rape exactly and can it happen to me?
- Go Ask Alice!
The best source for all your questions.
A straight from the hip conversation about sex.
- Planned Parenthood for Teens
National site for sex education.
Blogs and advice about sex and relationships.
- Sex Ed from Advocates for Youth
Helps you make informed decisions about sex.
- Sex, Etc.
Sex education by teens, for teens.
- Medline Plus: Teen Violence
Medline Plus' database and articles about teen violence.
- Respect Rx: Self Defense
No means no!
- Stop Cyberbullying
Online bullying is a growing concern. Check here for more information for any bullying from texts, emails, or online sites.
- Stop Bullying
Site dedicated to stopping bullying by educating both the bullied and the people who cause the abuse.
- Teens Against Gang Violence
Stop violence on the streets in Memphis by taking cues from this Massachusetts organization.
- Teens Health: Someone at School Has a Weapon
Have you heard about gun violence at other schools? Here is what to do if it ever happens to your school.
- That's Not Cool
A down to earth site about cyberbullying and ways to combat it if it is happening to you.
Global activism organization that offers chances to help by volunteering.
- Volunteer at the Memphis Public Library!
Make a difference @ your library, volunteer!
- Volunteering Opportunities for Teens
Ideas on how and where you could volunteer.
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