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Explore Teen Resources

The websites listed on this page give you information about dealing with teen-related topics on health and social issues and current events.

Channel One News
Channel One News helps keep you up-to-date on world events, gets you involved with the causes you care about and connects you to other young people across the country.

Real World Issues from the DC Public Library
Information about real world issues including AIDS/HIV, teenage pregnancy, suicide and more.

That’s Not Cool
Is somebody being a jerk to you online? This website will help you figure out what to do about it.

Tired of the same old sites? Try this one, written by teen girls for teen girls and edited by youth fashion icon Tavi Gevinson.

Do Something
Teens explore social campaigns, volunteer opportunities, learn about scholarships and internships.

Girls’ Health
Information on health and social issues for younger teen girls from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Center for Young Women’s Health
Award-winning health information site from the Boston Children’s Hospital.

Center for Young Men’s Health
State of the art health info for guys from the Boston Children’s Hospital

Sex Ed for the Real World

I Wanna Know!
Information from the American Sexual Health Organization.

Sex, Etc.
Sex ed by teens for teens.

National Eating Disorders Association
Information, help and support for teens struggling with eating disorders.

Teens Health – Cutting
Information and assistance on cutting.

DCL Summer Reading
Durham County Library’s Summer Reading site helps you track your reading all summer long to help you win great prizes. The site is active during the summer months.