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Here are some links to great sites about health, life, homework, and reading!

 

General Health

Planned Parenthood
Reproductive health information and answers to common questions

Teen Health
General health information for teens and young adults

YO Disabled and Proud
Connecting, Organizing, & Educating Youth with Disabilities

Young Womens’ Heath 
Website with resources to help teen girls, their parents, educators, and health care providers improve their understanding of normal health and development, as well as of specific diseases and conditions

Young Mens’ Health
Website with resources to help empower teen boys and young men around the world to take an active role in their own health care.

 

College and Career

CaliforniaColleges.Edu
Career Planning Guide

Do Something
Get active in national campaigns

FinAid
Financial aid guide

My Future.com
Department of Defense information on job searching, college, and the military

Scholar Match
Crowdfunded scholarship resource

 

Crisis Information and Counseling

Break the Cycle
A website geared to preventing dating violence and helping its victims

It Gets Better
Messages of solidarity and support for LGBT youth

National Runaway Safeline
Services for those thinking of running away or wanting to come home

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Emergency support for those contemplating suicide

Ok2Talk
Website where young adults can anonymously share their experiences with mental illness and find relevant resources

RAINN: National Sexual Assault Hotline
Support for victims of sexual assault and their significant others

Teen Line
Online support for any kind of crisis

The Trevor Project
Crisis intervention for LGBT teens

 

Homework

A+ Research Skills Appointments
Sign up for a one-on-one session with a librarian to learn the best way to do research using both online and print resources.

Brainfuse.com
Live homework help, Study tools, 24/7 help center, writing lab, and MORE!

PVLD Research Page
CQ Researcher, High School and Middle School Research, Points of View Reference Center, Rosetta Stone, and MORE!

 

Reading and Writing

Epic Reads
Browse through YA books, see what’s publishing soon, or search by genre

Figment
Share your writing and connect with other readers

Guys Read
Books for guys

NaNoWriMo
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) resources for young people

Teen Reads
Your source for YA books, reviews, and reading lists