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Teen Health and Wellbeing

This guide is for Alaska teens and the adults in their lives. Click on the links below or the tabs above to find resources and tools for navigating adolescent health issues. Start with these helpful sites:

      © David Sanger

Digital Pipeline

Resources for students of all ages, including live homework help with live tutors. (Alaskans only)

MedlinePlus

Information on diseases, conditions, and wellness issues, including videos and illustrations. (National Library of Medicine – free to all)

Teen Health & Wellness

Questions and answers about diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, and more. (Alaskans only through the Digital Pipeline)

Comprehensive Resources

General Health

Articles, fact sheets, prevention tips, activities, quizzes, teen insights.

Girls' Health

Health topics and resources for girls and young women.

Boys' Health

Health topics and resources for boys and young men.

Current Health News & Blogs

Online news articles and features on teen health and wellness.

Youth-Serving Organizations

Programs and services for teens.

Arctic Health Website

A wealth of information on health issues affecting people of the Arctic.

 

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Topics

Accidents & Injuries

  • Road safety
  • Recreational safety
  • Occupational safety
  • Emergency preparedness

Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco

  • Facts
  • Risks
  • Healthy choices

Body Image

  • Puberty
  • Eating disorders
  • Body art

Cultural Identity

  • Traditional values
  • Community roles
  • Discrimination
  • Self-expression

Disability

  • Learning disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Mobility and accessibility
  • Independent living

Diseases & Conditions

  • Chronic conditions
  • Attention disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • Immunizations

Fitness & Nutrition

  • Exercise
  • Sports
  • Healthy eating

Home & Family

  • Family relationships
  • Divorce
  • Parental absence or illness
  • Homelessness

Jobs & College

  • Work skills
  • Preparing for college
  • Career options

Mental Health

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Grief
  • Suicide
  • Self-injury

Relationships & Digital Citizenship

  • Relationships
  • Peer pressure
  • Bullying
  • Digital safety

Sexuality & Sexual Health

  • Abstinence and birth control
  • Preconception care
  • Pregnancy and parenting
  • HIV/STIs
  • LGBTQ

Violence & Abuse

  • Rape and assault
  • Abusive relationships
  • Anger management
  • Gun violence

Young Teens

  • Middle-school challenges
  • Self-esteem
  • School resources
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