Resources for Teens with Big Questions
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.
National Domestic Violence Hotline
: 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.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition
: 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.
: dedicated to raising awareness and providing support to people with eating disorders and their loved ones.
: Totally real. Totally anonymous. Totally yours.
is 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.
: 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.
TeenWire: teenwire.com is an award-winning sexual health Web site for teens. Committed to giving you the facts about sex so that you can use this information to make your own responsible choices.
YWCA: The YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world, focusing on eliminating racism and empowering women.
: The crisis hotline for Richmond is 804-643-0888. YWCA also has temporary and emergency shelters, call the above number for more info.