Resources for Teens and Adolescents
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Health and Sexuality
- Fact Not Fiction
Medically accurate information for Mississippi teens about sex, pregnancy and sexual health.
- Young Men's Health
A website for teen guys and young men featuring state-of-the-art health information.
- Young Women's Health
An award-winning teen girls' health website featuring health guides, quizzes, chats and advice from real teens.
Provides adolescent girls with reliable and current health information. The site focuses
on adolescent girls' health concerns and motivates young females to choose healthy behaviors.
- Preconception Care and Life Course Planning
Taking steps now to protect the health of a baby you may have in the future, with tools to help plan your life course with one or more children.
- Center for Health and Health Care in Schools
Teen Site provides valuable links to teen-friendly resources on child and adolescent health issues.
- Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Provides answers to
commonly-asked questions about sexuality, fact sheets on sexual and
contraceptive behavior, and pregnancy and childbearing among teens.
Positive Youth Development
- Boy Scouts of the USA
Prepares young people through scouting to make ethical and moral choices over their
lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Mississippi
Using a holistic youth development approach, our programs help develop children and boost their academic achievement, social skills and self-confidence.
- Building Partnerships for Youth
Provides youth development program options to
help youth, ages 9-13, make healthy choices. Also provides valuable resources
to make implementing these programs easier.
- Girls Inc.
A national youth organization dedicated to helping every girl become strong,
smart and bold.
- Girl Scouts of the USA
Provides information on how scouting can assist girls build courage, confidence, and character throughout the world.
- Youth Activism Project
Encourages young people to pursue their ideas for community
change. Provide resources and information to promote youth advocacy and
positive youth development.
- Youth Infusion
An organization created and run by young people which works to support youth as
decision-makers, advocates, and community change-agents.
Get a job, internship or volunteer with a non-profit organization. Search this site of over 20,000 organizations to find out where your services are needed.
- Points of Light Foundation
Learn more about connecting with others through community service or find a volunteer center near you.
- Youth Service America
The home page for Youth Serve America connects to a search engine
for volunteer opportunities in your area. You can also learn more about
National Youth Service Day and access the online tool kit.
- Make a Difference Day
Ways that teens can improve the lives of others each year.
The Corporation for National Service provides information about Americorps projects
in each state and how to apply.
College, Careers and Employment
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Last reviewed on Oct 7, 2016