Teen Life Resources

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Bullying


Bullying/Abusive Relationships
Report Bullying at Seneca Valley with Sprigeo, a safe, online reporting format that can be utilized to send anonymous reports of bullying, harassment and/or intimidation that occurs at your school.
www.sprigeo.com

Dating Violence


Love is Respect: National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline:
Particularly designed for teens, this 24 hour resource provides information and support for teens involved in an abusive relationship but also for anyone who is concerned about someone they know who may be in one.
www.loveisrespect.org/

The National Domestic Violence Hotline 
Listed here are plenty of resources that can be really helpful.  From phone numbers and victim services centers, to online pamphlets and sites, we’ve put together a list of some of the best resources for teens. Share them with your teen and look at them together, or simply pass them on.
http://www.thehotline.org/2013/02/dating-abuse-resources-for-teens/

Depression/Suicide 


Medline Plus: Teen Mental Health
Informational resources regarding mental health issues can be found here.
www.nlm.nih.gov/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
This site includes a confidential hotline number for anyone thinking about suicide. Also includes information about suicide and what to do if you or someone you know is thinking about committing suicide.
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project contains suicide resources for teens, in particular GLBTQ teens, as well as support resources for their friends and family.
www.thetrevorproject.org/


Eating Disorders


National Eating Disorders Association
This site contains information and support for those who are suffering from eating disorders as well as for families and friends who are affected by someone with an eating disorder.
www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/

Pennsylvania Educational Network
You can find information about eating disorders as well as where to get help in the Pittsburgh/Butler area.
www.pened.org/


Health/Pregnancy/Sexuality 


Teens Health
You can find honest and accurate information for you regarding your health, feelings and lives here.
www.teenshealth.org/teen/

Girl's Health
Created by the Department of Health and Human Services, this site provides tween and teen girls with information relating to their health as well as growing up and any other issues they may face during their teen years.
www.girlshealth.gov/

Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania
Provides health information for you.
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-western-pennsylvania/education-services/teens

Adoption.com
Provides information and resources regarding domestic and international adoption.
www.adoption.com/

Go Ask Alice
Developed by the Alice! Health Promotion Program at Columbia University, this site is a health question and answer Internet source to provide accurate, accessible and reliable information for teens. You can search the archives for information on a particular health subject or submit a question that will be answered.
www.goaskalice.com/


LGBQT

Safe Schools Coalition’s Youth Pages
This page gives information and resources in order to support GLBTQ teens. Additionally, the Coalition works with schools in order to promote equality and safety for all teens regardless of sexual orientation or identity.
www.safeschoolscoalition.org/youth/

PFLAG Pittsburgh
Provides information and resources for parents, families and friends of GLBTQ teens with emphasis on resources in the Pittsburgh area.
www.pflagpgh.org/


Your Future


FAFSA
Need financial information for college? This site will help you submit an application for Federal Student Aid.
www.fafsa.ed.gov/

College Board
More information on finding the right college for you, how to apply and pay for college as well as information regarding the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP or CLEP tests.
www.collegeboard.com/

Occupational Outlook Handbook
This online version of the popular handbook developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, gives information on all kinds of careers including a description, what you need to do in order to work in that particular career field, the projected growth of that career and salary information.
www.bls.gov/ooh/

Volunteer/Activism 


Do Something.org
Are you passionate about animals, people, education or the environment? On this site, you can find all kinds of information on how you can help these causes or many other great causes that may be close to your heart.
www.dosomething.org/


Rock the Vote
Rock the Vote contains political information so that when you are ready to vote, you have full knowledge of the issues facing young adults today and where candidates stand on those issues. Once you have the knowledge, you can make an informed decision on which candidate represents your views the best.
www.rockthevote.org/

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