Colchester - East Hants Public Library

Dealing With Tough Stuff


 
Books  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Teen Health and Wellness

Links

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse - A National agency providing information on the nature and consequences of substance abuse.

Dating/Relationships:

 

Define the Line - Clarifying the blurred lines between Cyber-bullying and Socially Responsible Digital Citizenship.

Go Ask Alice - Columbia University's Health Question and Answer service answers hard to ask questions about relationships, sex, std's, fitness, nutrition and eating disorders, drugs, nicotine and many other personal concerns.

HelpZone - A new site created by the Government of Nova Scotia. It will be home to a wide range of information for teens, ages 12 to 18, about government services.

Kids Help Phone - 24 hour service - A Canada-wide service providing information and support to youths.

Mental Health:

Pregnancy:

Sexual Health:

Sexuality:

Suicide:

Tattoos & Piercings:

Advice on what to know before you decide to get a tattoo or piercing. Covers risks, care and how to protect yourself.

 

TeensHealth - Health information written for teens from medical experts at the Nemours Foundation, including body basics, sexual health, food & fitness, and safety.

Teen Mental Health:

“is dedicated to helping improve the mental health of youth by the effective translation and transfer of scientific knowledge.”

Vegetarian/Veganism:
Warning Signs of Teen Violence:
Warning Signs of Youth Violence:

An online brochure by The American Psychological Association identifying the warning signs of violent behaviour and how to get help if you recognize these signs in yourself or others.

Web of Addictions:

An award-winning site with facts on alcohol and drug abuse plus places to get help and links to other sites