Reviewed Child Development & Parenting:Adolescence (12-24) Information Links
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University of Illinois Counseling Center's Self-Help Brochures University of Illinois Information in the form of full text online brochures on mental health and life problems including abuse, depression, academic difficulties, diversity and coming out, eating and body image concerns, family difficulties, grief and loss, relationship problems, self-care, stress and anxiety, and more.
Adventures In Education AIE Texas Guaranteed (TG) provides the beautifuly designed Adventures In Education (AIE) website to assist parents and students in preparing for and transiting to higher education. AIE also provides a section for counselors to assist in the important role they play in students' middle school to college years. Resources available include information on on developing career goals, finding the right school and financing education and a weekly e-mail newsletter. English and Spanish language text available.
Teen Help for Troubled Teens Teen Help is a website for teens, parents, and professionals. The site includes information and articles on parenting teenagers, mental health and other teen issues, treatment programs, and related topics. Although much of the information is derived from resources on other sites, this site is organized well and contains some good information.
Love is Respect Break the Cycle and the National Dating Abuse Helpline This site was designed for three purposes. First, to create the ultimate resource fostering healthy dating attitudes and relationships.
Second, to provide a safe space for young people to access information and help in an environment that is designed specifically for them, and finally to ensure confidentiality and trust so young people feel safe and supported—online and off. The site contains articles on healthy dating, types of abuse that can occur in relationships, how to get help if they are in an unsafe/unhealthy relationship, and how they can take action and get involved in educating other teens about these issues. The information is thorough, yet directed towards teens and easily understandable. Definitely worth checking out!