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Health | Pregnancy and Sex | Advice and Counseling | Substances | Money | Violence | LGBT ( Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender) | Hot Wheels | Teen Activism & Volunteering |

Health

GirlsHealth.gov
Current information for girls 10-16 from the Department of Health and Human Services.
http://www.girlshealth.gov/

Teen Growth
TeenGrowth provides information for teens on staying healthy in the following areas: their body, sex, emotions, friends, sports, school, danger and family.
http://www.teengrowth.com/

TeensHealth.org
http://teenshealth.org/teen/

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Pregnancy and Sex

Sex, Etc. – Sex education by Teens, for Teens
Why Wonder? Info and advice on sex, love and relationships, pregnancy, birth control and condoms, STDs and more.
http://sexetc.org/

Teen Talk
Planned Parenthood’s site for teens. Information about sexuality, health and relationships.
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/teen-talk/

Advice and Counseling

Cutting Bibliography
Resources about Cutting and Other Self Mutilation
http://www.racinelibrary.info/pdfs/litrackguides/cutting.pdf

On Moving On
A kid helping kids and others. Website is done by Nicholas Cordts.
http://onmovingmovingon.wordpress.com/

Raven Days
For outsiders who are being bullied at school, for adults who remember what it was like to be bullied, and for those who want to help.
http://www.ravendays.org/

Smart Girl
What does a girl want to do? Gather. Imagine. Relate. Learn. Girls can do all those things here and have some fun, too! Play games, take surveys, share stories and poems.
http://www.smartgirl.org/

Stop Bullying Now
Bullying Information, Resources, and Prevention Tips from the US Department of Health and Human Services.
http://stopbullyingnow.hrsa.gov/kids/

Suicide Hotlines.com – Wisconsin Listings
List of suicide hotlines in Wisconsin.
http://suicidehotlines.com/wisconsin.html

Teen Advice from About.com
Advice from About.com for Teens.
http://teenadvice.about.com/?once=true&

That’s Not Cool
Your mobile, IM, and online accounts are all a part of you. When someone is controlling, disrespecting or pressuring you in those spaces, THAT’S NOT COOL.
http://www.thatsnotcool.com/

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Substances

A-Anon and Alateen
A website for an organization who helps friends and family of alcoholics.
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

If you are looking for meetings of Alateen in Racine, click here.

Above the Influence
AbovetheInfluence.com has games, free downloads, quizzes, photos, podcasts and important info about dealing with pressures in your life.
http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/

The Cool Spot
Resources, information, and support on alcohol use and abuse among teenagers.
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/

I Quit!
Information on quitting smoking from the Center for Disease Control.
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/quit_smoking/how_to_quit/iquit/index.htm

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Money

Motley Fool
The Motley Fool Investment Company offers teens advice about money matters.
http://www.fool.com/Teens/teens01.htm

My Bread: NEFE High School Financial Planning Program
Learn how to handle your money.
http://hsfpp.nefe.org/students/index2.cfm?deptid=15

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Violence

Teen Victim Project

The National Center for Victims of Crime is the nation’s leading resource and advocacy.
http://www.victimsofcrime.org/

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Hot Wheels

Car Maintenance for Teens
Drivers education lessons and tips from top car driving websites
http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/driversedcare.htm

Getting Your Drivers License
The Division of Motor Vehicle’s Website. Has all the information on how to get a license.
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/drivers/drivers/index.htm

Motorist Handbooks
Ready to download in pdf formation.
http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/drivers/drivers/apply/handbook.htm

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LGBT (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender)

The LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin
http://www.lgbtsewisc.org

GLBT Teens
About.com offers links and information .
http://gayteens.about.com

Youth Resource
Information, support, and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth.
http://www.amplifyyourvoice.org/youthresource

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Activism and Volunteering

Do Something
Using online power to get teens to do good stuff.
http://www.dosomething.org/

The League of Young Voters
The League of Young Voters empowers young people nationwide to participate in the democratic process and create progressive political change on the local, state and national level – with a focus on non-college youth and youth from low-income communities and communities of color.
http://theleague.com/

Rock the Vote
Non-partisan group that engages youth in the political process.
http://www.rockthevote.com/

Student Voices
The Student Voices Project encourages the civic engagement of young people by bringing the study of local government, policy issues, and political campaigns into the classroom. Working with school districts throughout the country, Student Voices makes the study of government relevant and exciting for high school students by helping them examine how issues they consider important are played out in their own governments and election campaigns.
http://www.student-voices.org/

Volunteer Center of Racine County
An advocate for promoting the value of volunteerism, the Volunteer Center of Racine County brings volunteers together with community organizations .
http://www.volunteercenterofracine.org/index.php/Main_Page

Youth Free Expression Network
Gives Teens an outlet to express their views and teaches them how to advocate for those beliefs.
http://www.ncac.org/yfen

Youth Service America
YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA (YSA) improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young people, ages 5-25, serving in substantive roles.
http://ysa.org

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