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Personal Help & Current Events

Please Note: These websites have been recommended by our staff and other library professionals as sites of interest. The staff of the Perry Memorial Library believes that each individual must accept personal responsibility for determining the suitability and appropriateness of information obtained through the Internet.

The websites listed on this page give you information about dealing with

teen-related topics on health and social issues and current events.



Teen Education and Crisis Hotline:1-800-367-7287  

Transgender Suicide Hotline can be reached at:  Trans Lifeline at 1-877-565-8860.


Real World Issues from the DC Public Library
Information about real world issues including AIDS/HIV, teenage pregnancy, suicide and more.

That’s Not Cool
Is somebody being a jerk to you online? This website will help you figure out what to do about it.

Do Something                                                                                                                                                 Teens explore social campaigns, volunteer opportunities, learn about scholarships and internships.

Girls’ Health
Information on health and social issues for younger teen girls from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Center for Young Women’s Health
Award-winning health information site from the Boston Children’s Hospital.

Center for Young Men’s Health
State of the art health info for guys from the Boston Children’s Hospital

Sex Ed for the Real World

I Wanna Know!
Information from the American Sexual Health Organization.

Sex, Etc.
Sex ed by teens for teens.

National Eating Disorders Association
Information, help and support for teens struggling with eating disorders.

Teens Health – Cutting
Information and assistance on cutting.