Real Life: Health

National Eating Disorders Association

This website provides general information about eating disorders and body image concerns, tips for helping a friend avoid or deal with an eating problem, treatment referrals to treatment centers, doctors, therapists, support groups, etc., opportunities to get involved in prevention efforts, and much more.  Don't miss the Eating Disorders Info section.

NIDA for Teens: The Science Behind Drug Abuse

Put out by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, this site for teens 11-15 gives you information on drugs from anabolic steroids and alcohol to tobacco and more.  Free downloads allow you to create your own decals, iron-ons, icons and more.

TeensHealth

Information about health, relationships, and growing up from the Nemours Foundation.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

New interface to Health Reference Center.  Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories and information on topics of health and wellness.   online tour 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.

It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project's mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

Rape Abuse and Incest National Network

Statistics and information about rape, abuse and incest and the National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-656-HOPE).

Scarleteen: Sex Ed for the Real World

Scarleteen is an independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website for teens.

Sex, etc.

A website by teens for teens from the Network for Family Life Education, a component of Rutgers University.  This site is the online version of their newsletter, which covers topics ranging from love, sex, and relationships to HIV/AIDS, violence and other issues.

TeenWire

Sexuality, sexual health, and relationship information from Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Particularly useful is the "Ask an Expert" section.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module

New interface to Health Reference Center.  Magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories and information on topics of health and wellness.   online tour 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Since its inception, the Lifeline has engaged in a variety of initiatives to improve crisis services and advance suicide prevention.

PACER Center's Teens Against Bullying

Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard, and to own an important social cause.