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Resources for Teens

Scholarship Scam Alerts

Many legitimate companies promote their organization as an entity, which can provide scholarship listings for students for a fee between $10 and $400 while some entities charge fees for matching a student’s profile to a list of scholarships where the student can apply. Most of these entities do not promise or guarantee grants or scholarships. More »

Hotline Directory

National Teen Helpline Suicide Prevention Rescue Youth Parent Resource Guide

USA NATIONAL SUICIDE HOTLINES–Toll-Free / 24 hours / 7 days a week 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) http://hopeline.com/ 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/   TEEN 2 TEEN HOTLINE–Are you in need of someone to talk to? Someone who will really hear you…. without judging or criticizing you? Right now, there are trained peer counselors your age, waiting to talk with More »

Break the Cycle Empowering Youth to End Domestic Violence

Current statistics say that about 1/3 of the teenagers who go on a date will be abused and of that 1/3, at least 2/3 of them won’t report the incident to anyone. Thus, teen dating violence is an issue that must be dealt with as a silent yet urgent epidemic. Break the Cycle, a national More »

Eating Disorders

The NEDA or National Eating Disorders Association is a nonprofit entity, which supports people who have eating disorders. The thrust of the organization is to campaign for more research funding, better access to excellent treatment, and prevention so that these eating disorders can be understood and treated. The organization works with volunteers and partners in More »

Childhelp Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse

Childhelp’s purpose is to provide for the spiritual, educational, emotional, and physical needs of at-risk, neglected, and abused children. A non-for profit organization, Childhelp is an independent organization, which promotes children’s rights against neglect and abuse. Primarily focused on community outreach, treatment, prevention, and advocacy, it was established in 1959 and has become the leading More »

The National Runaway Switchboard

The National Runaway Switchboard is designated by the federal government to be the national communication system for homeless and runaway youth. Teenagers and their family members can call the hotline 24/7 if they have problems and want help regarding social service organizations and agencies. Callers can call if they need counseling, medical assistance, food, shelter More »

Getting Your Driver’s License

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free, 24-hour, confidential hotline for suicide prevention, which targets everybody who is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Just by calling the hotline, anybody’s call is directed to the crisis center, which is nearest the origin of the call. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has at least 150 More »

College Financial Aid

The US Department of Education through the Federal Student Aid provides financial assistance to eligible students so they can pursue their college education. The Federal Student Aid provides a very important financial support for student and their families. Today, it functions by providing education to students and families on how they can obtain financial aid. More »

CHRIS Kids

CHRIS Kids

What Is CHRIS Kids? The Atlanta Junior League with the Menninger Foundation founded CHARLEE (Children Have All Rights – Legal, Educational, and Emotional) in 1981 in order to serve neglected and abused youth in metro Atlanta. Beginning with three group homes, CHARLEE began serving children with therapeutic and mental health needs in foster care. CHARLEE More »

Teen Dieting

Friends, family, and even society can influence the way we see our bodies, leaving lots of people wondering if they should diet. But not all teens who diet actually need to lose weight. In fact, a constant focus on weight and dieting can become dangerous, leading to eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia. That’s why the best thing to do if you have a question about dieting is to see your doctor.