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Resources for Teens with Big Questions

Online + Hotline Resources


Go Ask Alice!
Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet resource produced by the Alice!, Health Promotion Program at Columbia University, a division of Health Services at Columbia, that archives over 3,000 previously-posted questions and answers, and reader responses.
Peer Answers. Peer Support. Period.

Medline Plus
Health-related resources concentrated on the health of teens.
Call 1-800-799-SAFE to speak with hotline advocates available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf. Advocates can provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies.
Love is Respect
Call 1-866-331-9474. The website is a place to find support and information about dating abuse.
NYAC YouthGuide
A social justice organization that advocate for and with young people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning in an effort to end discrimination.
Something Fishy
Dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with eating disorders and their loved ones.
Totally real. Totally anonymous. Totally yours.
 Your online resource for any and all questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality. While this site is informative, it's not a substitute for talking to your doctor and your parents.
Teens Health
for teens looking for honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up. Offers a safe, private place that's accessible 24 hours a day to get the doctor-approved info you need to understand the changes that you may be going through.




The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world, focusing on eliminating racism and empowering women.




Local Resources



Crisis Support


Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance

Call 1-800-838-8238 to speak with the recognized leader in Virginia's response to sexual and domestic violence.

YWCA Richmond

YWCA Richmond

The crisis hotline for Richmond is 804-643-0888. YWCA also has temporary and emergency shelters, call the number for more info.

Pregnancy and Women's Health
Capital Women's Health
Planned Parenthood VA
Health Care
Fan Free Clinic
Tenth Street Clinic