Links for Teens
Epic Reads – Information about YA books.
NaNoWriMo's Young Writers Program – Crash course in creative writing.
No Flying No Tights - A Graphic Novel Review website.
Reading in Color – Book blog that reviews YA books about people of color.
Teen Ink – A magazine featuring teenage writing, art, photos, and forums.
YALSA Book Finder - Search thousands of books from YALSA's book awards and book lists.
Young Writers Society – A place for young, passionate writers to share their works.
Google Arts & Culture - Well-curated art and history site.
Khan Academy - Free lessons with online practice for various subjects.
Open Culture - Take online courses from the world’s top universities for free.
Smithsonian Open Access - Museum-based resources available for exploration.
Crime Victims Assistance Center (CVAC) Hotline - 607-722-4256 (24/7) - Offers support and services to any innocent victim of crime.
Love Is Respect Hotline - 866-331-9474 (24/7) - For youth dealing with dating abuse.
National Runaway Safeline - 1-800-786-2929 (24/7) - For youth who have run away or are thinking about running away.
National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1-800-656-4673 (24/7) - Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline - Text 988 (24/7) - Provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Rise Domestic Violence Hotline - 607-754-4340 or 877-754-4340 (24/7) - Assists families who experience, or are threatened with domestic violence.
The Trevor Project - Text START to 678678 or call 1-866-488-7386 (24/7) - Suicide prevention and mental health organization for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) young people.le.
Advocates for Youth -Provides health information to LGBTQ+ teens.
Center for Young Women's Health – Provides teens with carefully researched health information.
Personal Stress-Management Plan - A 10-point plan to help teens manage stress from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Sex, Etc. - Sexual health information that is written by teens, for teens.
Teens Health - Information about all areas of health, from fitness to emotions to drugs and alcohol.
Teen Advisor - Advice and information about a wide range of topics, including sex, peer pressure, and body image.
College Prep 101 – Home of all your college preparation needs.
My Future - Helps teens plan their next steps in life.
Scholarship Opportunities and College Resources for Youth - Provides information about preparing for college, scholarships, financial aid, and more.
Ultimate College Packing List – Offers advice on how to best pack for college.
US Bureau of Labor Statistics for Students – Explore a variety of careers.