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TEEN ISSUES



General Teen Issues Web Sites

Safe Teens
TeensHealth
Our Health, Our Futures - A Project by and for Adolescent Women
TeenHelp.com

ADD/ADHD


ADHD in Teens: Symptoms, Treatment, Medication, Driving
http://www.webmd.com/add-adhd/guide/adhd-teens
CDC - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH000251...

ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Body Image Issues

Body Image and Self Esteem
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/bo...#

A Guy's Guide to Body Image
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/beautiful/mal...#

Body Dysmorphic Disorder
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/body_image/bo...

Body Image
http://womenshealth.gov/body-image/

Bullying

What is Bullying | StopBullying.gov
http://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/index.html
Bullying: MedlinePlus

Dealing with Bullying
Bullying | Violence Prevention Works
http://www.violencepreventionworks.org/public/bull...

11 Facts About Bullying



Cosmetic Surgery
Body Image: Teenagers and Cosmetic Surgery

Plastic Surgery and Teens
Teens and Plastic Surgery
Plastic Surgery
American College of Surgeons Surgery News UPDATE: Tips and Trends in Teen Elective Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic surgery and adolescents, is it a fashion phenomenon?

Cyberbullying
Stop Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying | Bullying
http://www.girlshealth.gov/bullying/whatis/cyberbu...

Recognizing a Cyberbully
http://www.nsf.gov/discoveries/disc_summ.jsp?cntn_id=122271

Cyberbullying FAQs for Teens
Cyberbullying Statistics

Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

Preventing Dating Violence | Violence Prevention Works
http://www.violencepreventionworks.org/public/dati...
Teen Dating Violence
Bulletins for Teens: Dating Violence
Dating Abuse Statistics
Teen Dating Violence Facts

Understanding Teen Dating Violence
Teen Dating Violence
Futures Without Violence: Legislation To Reduce Teen Dating Violence
http://www.futureswithoutviolence.org/content/feat...
Violence Against Women: Dating Violence
Dating Violence in Teen Years Can Have Lasting Impact: MedlinePlus
Dating Violence - The Office of Adolescent Health
Stay Teen: Dating Abuse
Teen Dating Violence: A Closer Look at Adolescent Romantic Relationships
Facts on Teen Abuse: Facts About Teen Dating
The Facts on Teens and Dating Violence: Statisitcs
Teen Dating Violence Facts
Domestic Violence Resource Center | Dating violence

Drug and Alcohol Use
Tobacco, Drugs and Alcohol

Facts on Drugs
http://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts

Drug Abuse and Addiction
Teens Using Drugs | Time To Act
Teen Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Drunk Diving

Teen Drinking and Driving
http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/TeenDrinkingAndDrivi...

Underage Drinking-Why Do Adolescents Drink, What Are the Risks, and How Can Underage Drinking Be Prevented?
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/AA67/AA67.h...


Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders: What Families Need to Know
Eating Disorders: A Guide for Teens
Eating Disorders
Answers to Questions about Teenage Bulimia and Anorexia
Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia Nervosa
Anorexia Nervosa

Bulimia
Bulimia: Teen Version
Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa Fact Sheet

Internet and Gaming Addiction


Facts and Statistics on Teens and Technology
http://www.webwisekids.org/programs-facts-statisti...

Learning Disabilities

See Learning Disabilities at Health and Medicince Web Links Page


Shoplifting

Shoplifting

http://www.shopliftingprevention.org/whatnaspoffer...

Why Do Shoplifters Steal?

http://www.shopliftingprevention.org/whatnaspoffer...


Smoking

Smoking
http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/tobacco/sm...

American Lung Association - Stop Smoking: Children and Teens
http://www.lung.org/stop-smoking/about-smoking/fac...

Child and Teen Tobacco Use
Straignt Talk About Tobacco
http://www.girlshealth.gov/substance/smoking/index...
BeTobaccoFree.gov
Smoke Free Teen
Tobacco Education Center: The Teen Epidemic

Teen Depression

Teen Depression: Guide for Parents
Depression
Depression in Teens
Your Adolescent: Depressive Disorders
Understanding Teen Depression
Adolescent Depression
Adoclescent Depression
Teen Depression

Teen Gambling

Teen Gambling

Gambling Addiction

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/problems/gamb...

Newshour Extra: As More Teens Gamble, Experts Urge Public Education

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/features/jan-jun...

Educational Alliance - Newsletter 5: Teen Gambling

http://www.edalliance.org/index.php?src=gendocs&re...

High School Gambling Fact Sheet

http://www.ncpgambling.org/files/HS_Fact_Sheet.pdf

Teen Gambling - Teens And Gambling Addiction

Teen Pregnancy

Stay Teen: Teen Pregnancy
Teen Pregnancy

The Reasons Teens Get Pregnant
http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-pregnancy/teen-pregna...

Why Do Girls Get Pregnant?
http://www.familyplanningplus.org/90/why-do-so-man...


Teen Suicide

Preventing Teen Suicide

http://teens.webmd.com/preventing-teen-suicide

Suicide
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/feeling_sad/s...

Help Stop Teen Suicide
http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issu...

Feeling Suicida;
http://www.girlshealth.gov/feelings/suicide/index....


Texting
Teen Texting Soars: Will Social Skills Suffer?
Texting on the Move
Texting and Teen Development
Teens and Mobile Phones

Texting and Driving

Distracted Driving
http://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/distracted_d...

DWI: Driving While Intexticated: Statistics
http://www.textinganddrivingsafety.com/texting-and...

Working to Stop Teens Texting Behind the Wheel
http://www.npr.org/2010/05/10/126486142/working-to...

5 Ways to Get Drivers to Stop Texting
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/problems/no_t...

Teens and Distracted Drviing
http://www.nsc.org/safety_road/Distracted_Driving/...

Driving While Texting Statistics
http://dontdriveandtext.org/statistics

Teens, Texting and Driving
http://www.choc.org/publications/index.cfm?id=P003...

Distracted Driving: Stay Focused When on the Road
http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/conte...


Teen Violence and Video Games

Teen Violence and Video Games
http://www.teenhelp.com/teen-violence/violence-and...

Watching Violent TV or Video Games May Promote More Aggressive Behavior in Teens
http://www.nih.gov/news/radio/nov2010/20101109nind...
The Impact of Video Games on Children 
http://www.pamf.org/preteen/parents/videogames.htm...
Association Between Violent Video Game Play and Aggression Among Adolescents
http://journalistsresource.org/studies/society/med...