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Best of the Web: Resources for Young Adults » Teen Life

  • Teens advocating the right to sexuality education.
  • This project encourages teens to seek regular health care, and to improve the delivery of that care. On this site you can ask a doctor questions, read stories, and find out more about clinics for teens in Central Harlem.
  • The National Consumers League leads this campaign against child labor. If you are a teenager working outside the home, read this.
  • A cool place to hang out, get resources, and learn more.
  • Share your story.
  • We inspire young people to believe that change is possible, and we train, fund and mobilize them to be leaders who measurably strengthen their communities.
  • Questions and answers about sexuality for teens.
  • Questions on teen health issues from nutrition to sexuality, answered by the Health Education Program at Columbia University.
  • Learn about prevention, healthcare, and disease in a site that explores health as it relates to you. Chat room and message boards.
  • Sponsored by the American Social Health Association, this site provides the answers teens need to make informed decisions about sexual health and STD prevention.
  • A guide to safe and responsible sex.
  • Sponsored by the American Social Health Association, this site provides the answers teens need to make informed decisions about sexual health and STD prevention.
  • From medical staff of the Nemours Foundation, this site provides basic information about the body, nutrition and personal safety.
  • Teen moms: share stories & find a pen-pal.
  • LifeSmarts teach teens, via a group quiz, to be smart and responsible consumers and citizens.
  • A writing community for queer and questioning youth.
  • Acne? Asthma? Mono? Smoking? Articles from the FDA on these topics and more.
  • An Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans* History
  • For victims and survivors of bullying, plus their parents and other supporters.
  • Other teens answer all your questions.
  • Online support ways to cope and in loving memory for teens with eating disorders.
  • The Student Press Law Center is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing legal help and information to the student media and journalism educators.
  • ACLU's Student Organizing Manual, answers to your questions about rights in school, and more.
  • For girls: what u want 2B
  • Articles on flirting, true love, gifts, and many more usefultopics.
  • A virtual community for Jewish teens worldwide.
  • From the Planned Parenthood Federation of America: info on dating, sexual health, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy prevention and family planning. Contributions from teenagers are welcome.