Teens and Young Adults

MY Life

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My Life. 

Absolutely busy. 
Crazy. Doing everything. Fun. 
Guaranteed hairy. Insane. Joyful. Klutz! 
Lonely moments. Nuts. Options, please. 
Quiet - rarely. Stupid. Tough. Understanding.
Very wacky. ‘Xcellent. Yippee!  Zany. 

Welcome to my life.

 





 Alcohol and Drugs 

  • 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.        

 

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Getting Around

 

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GLBTQ

 

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Go Green

 

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Health & Safety

  • 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!
  • TeensHealth  
    Information on physical and mental health in easy-to-understand articles.

 

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Higher Education

  • 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.
  • Iaam.com
    College information by teens for teens.

  

 

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Jobs & Careers

  • 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.

 

 

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Money

 

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Politics

  • 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.
  • Mobilize.org
    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!
  • TeenGov
    Blog on government issues.
  • The White House
    News from the source!
     

 

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Pregnancy & Parenthood

  • Adoption.com
    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.
     

 

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Relationships

 

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Sex & Sexuality

 

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Violence, Abuse and Bullying

 

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Volunteering

 

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