Grafton Public Library

Teen Resources

This page is ongoing construction and new links and information will be added in the future.

General Resources

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealth

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice! – Health Questions & Answers


Abuse/Incest

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

Go Ask Alice! – Child Abuse


Abusive Relationships

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741


Acne/Skin Care

Go Ask Alice! – Skin Conditions


AIDS/HIV


Alcohol

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealthDrugs, Alcohol & Smoking

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice! – Alcohol

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Hope Line 800-622-2255


Anorexia/Bulimia

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealthBodyNutritionIllness & Disability

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice! – Body ImageDisordered Eating & Eating DisordersWeight Gain & Loss


Birth Control

Go Ask Alice! – Contraception

I Wanna Know – Preventing an Unintended Pregnancy

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


Body Language


Bullying

GirlsHealth – Bullying

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.


Death and Dying

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

Go Ask Alice – Grief & Loss


Depression

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealth –  Feelings

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice – Grief & Loss – Blues & Depression

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – NAMI Helpline 800-950-NAMI or text “NAMI” to 741741

Free service that provides information, referrals, and support to people living with a mental health condition, family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public.


Divorce


Drugs

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealth – Drugs, Alcohol & Smoking

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice – GeneralPerformance Enhancing DrugsTobacco & NicotineInhalantsStimulantsHallucinogensCannabisPrescription and OTCDepressants

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Hope Line 800-622-2255


Health/Hygiene

GirlsHealthBodyFitnessNutritionIllness & Disability – Environmental Health

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice! – General HealthNutrition & Physical HealthSexual & Reproductive Health

I Wanna Know – Sexual HealthSTDs/STIsRelationshipsLGBTQPregnancy & ParenthoodMyths and Facts

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


LGBTQ

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

Go Ask Alice! – Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans or Questioning

I Wanna Know – LGBTQ

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – LGBTQ Support – NAMI Helpline 800-950-NAMI or text “NAMI” to 741741

The Trevor Project – Trevor Lifeline 866-488-7386 (24/7/365) – TrevorChat (7 days a week from 3-9pm) – TrevorText text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 (Tues-Fri from 3-9pm)

Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questions (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.


Pregnancy

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

Go Ask Alice! – Pregnancy Options

I Wanna Know – Pregnancy & Parenthood

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


Puberty

GirlsHealthBody

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

I Wanna Know – Sexual Health

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


Rape

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741


Relationships and Dating

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

GirlsHealth – Relationships

A variety of information especially for girls aged 10-16 by the National Women’s Health Center.

Go Ask Alice – Relationships

I Wanna Know – Relationships

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


Self-Esteem

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741


Sex

Go Ask Alice! – Sexual & Reproductive Health

I Wanna Know – Sexual HealthSTDs/STIsRelationshipsLGBTQPregnancy & ParenthoodMyths and Facts

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


STI/STD

Go Ask Alice! – STIs

I Wanna Know – STDs/STIs

Answers for teens on sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases from the American Sexual Health Association.


Suicide

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741

Go Ask Alice! – Suicide

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – NAMI Helpline 800-950-NAMI or text “NAMI” to 741741

Free service that provides information, referrals, and support to people living with a mental health condition, family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255 – Chat Online

Free phone and chat to individuals experiencing a mental health crisis or our suicidal.

The Trevor Project – Trevor Lifeline 866-488-7386 (24/7/365) – TrevorChat (7 days a week from 3-9pm) – TrevorText text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200 (Tues-Fri from 3-9pm)

Leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questions (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.