Teenage Resources
This teen page has been created as a resource for teenagers providing tips and help on the many issues facing teenagers today. We consider this page as an ongoing project.

Resources for Teenagers
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Provides support for teenage problems through a network of peers from around the world. In addition to advice features, there is online chat area, short essays from counselors, and an online directory.
Help with homework, sports information, pen pals and games just for teens.
Cyber Teens offers a virtual art gallery, online serial novel, monitored chat rooms, an online magazine and movie reviews.
If you are bothered by someone's drinking, Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups may be able to help. We are a fellowship of men, women, and children who share our experience, strength and hope in order to solve our common problems. Al-Anon's program of recovery is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
DOVE offers two crisis hotlines, one for adults and one for youth. Both operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and are answered by trained staff and volunteers. Hotline staff offer a confidential, empathetic, non-judgmental, sensitive, and supportive ear, as well as a wealth of information on available options and resources
Outreach & Family Services Center: 617-770-4065
An eating disorder can affect any number of individuals ó
young or old, male or female. MEDA can help with our comprehensive programs and services.
Sexual violence disrupts the lives of victims and those who care about them. The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) is committed to giving survivors and their families and friends the resources they need to reclaim their lives and begin healing, to raising awareness of the issues survivors face, and to ending sexual violence through healing and social change.

If you have or someone you care about has experienced sexual violence, you are not alone. You may have many questions but are unsure where to find answers. BARCC is here to help.
Keeping America's runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. All calls are confidential and free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
The Massachusetts Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program is dedicated to reducing the health and economic burden of tobacco use by:

- preventing young people from starting to smoke.
- helping current smokers quit protecting children and adults from secondhand smoke.
- identifying and eliminating tobacco-related disparities.

We continue to work toward an environment where all people in Massachusetts can live tobacco-free.
The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Youth is a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization committed to social justice, and creating, sustaining and advocating for programs, policies, and services for GLBT youth 22 and under.
The Samariteens is the youth peer leadership segment of our Befriending Services. It is dedicated specifically to the prevention of suicide among teens. Begun in 1986, this teen help line provides confidential peer support and understanding to teens who are struggling with feelings of depression, loneliness and stress.
The Massachusetts Substance Abuse Information and Education Helpline provides free and confidential information and referrals for alcohol and other drug abuse problems and related concerns.
Planned Parenthood is the nationís leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate.