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Publications and websites

  1. Grind Your Mind – This site can help you deal with peer pressure and learn how to make smart choices.
  2. Youth Violence – Information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention covers such topics as the effects of violence, and preventing it before it happens.
  3. 5 Ways to Shake Shyness – Feeling timid? This article from offers helpful tips.
  4. Coping With Cliques – This article from explains what cliques are, how they affect teens, and how to handle them.
  5. Dealing With Divorce – helps you handle the tough times of a divorce.
  6. Getting Along With Your Teachers – explains why it's important to work on relationships with teachers and how to do so.
  7. Peer Pressure – Peer pressure can be spoken and unspoken. This Cool Spot info teaches you how to handle it no matter what form it takes.
  8. Sexual Attraction and Orientation – What is LGBT? Do people choose their sexual orientation? What is "coming out"? Get answers to these questions and more from
  9. Talking to Your Parents or Other Adults – Get ideas from for how to talk to parents and other adults about everyday life and tough topics.
  10. – Texting, messaging, and online connecting can be fun, but they also can be used in unhealthy ways. Learn more from this site for teens.
  11. When Friends Fight: Think About It – offers some smart ideas for when friends fight.
  12. When Parents Argue – Parents' fights can be scary and upsetting. Learn what they mean and how you can cope from


  1. Office of Adolescent Health
  2. Boys Town National Hotline
  3. Center for Young Women's Health
  4. Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
  5. GLBT National Help Center
  7. National Domestic Violence Hotline
  8. National Runaway Safeline
  9. National Sexual Assault Hotline


Content last reviewed September 16, 2015
Page last updated November 09, 2015