www.youngwomenshealth.org: Carefully researched health information for teenage girls and young women
www.youngmenshealthsite.org: Carefully researched health information for teenage boys and young men
www.stayteen.org: The goal of Stay Teen is to encourage you to enjoy your teen years and avoid the responsibilities that come with too-early pregnancy and parenting. The more you know about issues like sex, relationships, abstinence, and birth control, the better prepared you’ll be to make informed choices for your future.
www.teenhelp.com: developed for parents of teens as well as teens going through common adolescent development issues
www.bedsider.org: online birth control support network aimed at allowing you to take an active role in your reproductive health
www.thetrevorproject.org: providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth
www.crisistextline.org: free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text 741741 from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor
www.kidshealth.org: safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life
www.dosomething.org: One of the largest orgs for young people & social change in the world
www.goaskalice.com: a website where a team of health experts answer a wide variety of questions
www.ahwg.net: has links to many useful sites.
Clue period tracker: Keep track of your monthly cycle by entering data about your period, pain, mood, fluid, sexual activity and personal notes.
Teen Hotlines: lists hotlines, help lines, and web sites organized by subject
Stop, Breathe, and Think: Free web and mobile app for youth, with meditations for mindfulness and compassion
MindShift: Free mobile app for teens developed by AnxietyBC, with mindfulness and other coping skills for anxiety
Smiling Mind: Free mobile mindfulness app for young people, from Australia
Headspace: “Meditation made simple.” This app has a free introductory period, after which it requires a paid subscription to continue to use.
Youth Crisis Hotline:
Alameda County Public Health Clearinghouse:
(888) 604-INFO (4636) can provide referral information for +1300 agencies/services, Mon-Fri, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m..
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Info/Support: PFLAG
Drug/Alcohol Help: Thunder Road:
(510) 653-5040 www.altabatessummit.org/thunderroad