Resources for Teens and Adolescents
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Health and Sexuality
- Fact Not Fiction
Medically accurate information for Mississippi teens about sex, pregnancy and sexual health.
- Young Men's Health
A website for teen guys and young men featuring state-of-the-art health information.
- Young Women's Health
An award-winning teen girls' health website featuring health guides, quizzes, chats and advice from real teens.
Provides adolescent girls with reliable and current health information. The site focuses
on adolescent girls' health concerns and motivates young females to choose healthy behaviors.
- Common Health Concerns for Girls and Young Women
Discusses common health concerns that girls in their teens face, but due to their sensitive nature, they are less likely to discuss them with a health care provider in person.
- Preconception Care and Life Course Planning
Taking steps now to protect the health of a baby you may have in the future, with tools to help plan your life course with one or more children.
- Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Teen Site provides valuable links to teen-friendly resources on child and adolescent health issues.
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Provides answers to
commonly-asked questions about sexuality, fact sheets on sexual and
contraceptive behavior, and pregnancy and childbearing among teens.
- Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Facts and resources on making wise choices about pregnancy and parenthood.
Get a job, internship or volunteer with a non-profit organization. Search this site of over 20,000 organizations to find out where your services are needed.
- Points of Light Foundation
Learn more about connecting with others through community service or find a volunteer center near you.
- Youth Service America
The home page for Youth Serve America connects to a search engine
for volunteer opportunities in your area. You can also learn more about
National Youth Service Day and access the online tool kit.
- Make a Difference Day
Ways that teens can improve the lives of others each year.
The Corporation for National Service provides information about Americorps projects
in each state and how to apply.
College, Careers and Employment
Last reviewed on May 21, 2021
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