Here are some cool tools for teens

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TOOLS 4 TEENS Health


Young Men’s Health and the Center for Young Women’s Health www.youngmenshealthsite.org

www.youngwomenshealth.org

Children’s Hospital, Boston

Health guides for adolescent males and young men and adolescent females and young women.  Main topic areas covered include nutrition/fitness; sex/health, healthy development and emotional health. 

 

TeensHealth 

www.kidshealth.org/teen

 

Nemours Center for Children’s Health

Accurate user friendly health information for teens on the same main topic areas as above plus substance abuse, school and jobs and diseases/conditions and safety. Fun activities including quizzes and ask the expert.
Go Ask Alice www.goaskalice.columbia.edu

 

Columbia University

Q & A format. Teens write in his/her own health questions and Alice responds.
Girls Health www.girlshealth.gov

 

U.S. Government

Health information on main topics areas plus safety &environmental health.  Free stuff 
Best Bones Forever www.bestbonesforever.gov/

 

U.S. Government

 

Encourages girls to get active and choose bone-healthy foods.  Plus quizzes and free stuff

 

TOOLS 4 TEENS Alcohol and Drugs

The Cool Spot 

www.thecoolspot.gov

 

US Government

 

Interactive site that targets teens and emphasizes resisting alcohol and peer pressure. Topic areas include:  reality checks, alcohol facts, too much too soon, expectations, peer pressure, the right to resist and real life.
Check Yourself 

www.checkyourself.com

 

The Partnership at Drugfree.org

 

 

Targets older teens to help them determine where they are in terms of their relationship with drugs and consider if this is turning into a problem for them. Includes self- awareness quizzes, interactive games, stories, drug facts and videos
Above the Influence 

www.abovetheinfluence.com

 

US Government

 

Focuses on resisting negative influences. Topic areas include: stress, peers, self-image, relationships, drugs, pop culture and bullying.
Just Think Twicewww.justthinktwice.com

Us Government

 

Focuses on drug prevention. Consists of four major sections: Drug facts, Facts from Fiction, Consequences and Teens ask Teens.  Includes fact sheets, videos, links for finding help, etc.

TOOLS 4 TEENS Finance

CUSucceedwww.cusucceed.net/resources.php

Credit Unions

 

 

Personal finance tools including: budget spreadsheets, car buying info, online calculators for loans, savings, and credit card payoff and articles on numerous topics including: choosing a college, finding a job and tracking expenses
Tomorrow’s Money www.youngadults.tomorrowsmoney.org/Templates/yp/Index.aspx

 

The National Association of State Treasurers Foundation

Focuses on developing new knowledge and skills got financial management. Practical information is provided about real-life situations so that teens can apply what they’ve learned with the available tools including interactive budgets, worksheets, calculators, etc.
Fastwebwww.fastweb.com

Monster Worldwide

Free online resource to: help students pay for school, by providing scholarship, financial aid information, and information on jobs and internships
Don’t Buy It: Get Media Smartwww.pbskids.org/dontbuyit

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).)

 

Site activities are designed to provide users with some of the skills and knowledge needed to question, analyze, interpret and evaluate media messages

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