Teen Health & Human Rights


Health Resources


ADDICTIONS.COM Find the best alcohol and drug rehabs in New York. Browse the complete list of 1372 addiction treatment centers or filter by level of care needed, amenities, or available insurance and payment options. Learn more about alcohol and drug addiction in New York including overdose statistics, how much addiction treatment costs, and important local drug laws.




addiction resource

ADDICTION RESOURCE is a young organization dedicated to raising people’s awareness about the dangers of addiction. They provide advice on recovery and assign consultations concerning substance abuse treatment for struggling people regardless of insurance, financial and ethnical status.



lgbt health


LGBT HEALTH lists dozens of resources, links and websites organized by the Health Concerns Committee, Reference and Adult Services Division of SCLA.




LONG ISLAND AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCEli against domestic violence provides a range of services that help over 14,000 Long Island adults and children each year to escape from abusive relationships and build new lives. Founded in 1976, we are a regional pioneer and leader in empowering victims and survivors, providing them with shelter and support, and working with law enforcement and the community to prevent abuse.



planned parenthood


PLANNED PARENTHOOD delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of people worldwide.




SEXETC.ORG is published by Answer, a national organization that provides and promotes unfettered access to comprehensive sexuality education for young people and the adults who teach them.



Stars of HOPE | Home - Stars of Hope


Tragedies such as mass violence and natural disasters leave many survivors feeling hopeless. To give them hope, we use evidence-based therapeutic art making in the form of a star to compassionately support survivors while providing healing art sessions for both body and mind.



Start Your Recovery is a groundbreaking website developed by bringing together experts in substance Recovery & Treatment Resources | PCCSUuse disorder treatment from leading nonprofit, academic, and government institutions. Included is a comprehensive directory of support resources in New York; Find local treatment options vetted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, filter to find personalized support options and find support groups and other important non-clinical resources.



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TEENSHEALTH is a nonprofit children’s health system. Neil Izenberg, a doctor at Nemours, founded KidsHealth.org and TeensHealth.org in 1995. Our goal is to help families take charge of their health.





SUPE is an online drug education and prevention platform to help educate people of all ages and fields of work on drug and alcohol use.




Human & Civil Rights Resources

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anti racism besources for teens


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LGBTQ+ resources and terms It contains youth hotlines and services for LGBTQ teens as well as organizations and programs. There are also adult services and 24/7 crisis numbers as well.


ACLU.ORGaclu icon is the American Civil Liberties Union, they work within the courts, local government and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in this country by the constitution and laws of the United States.



ADL.ORGadl fighting hate for good is an international Jewish non-governmental organization based in the United States. It fights antisemitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals, and protects civil rights for all, doing so through information, education, legislation, and advocacy.




GLSEN.ORG is the leading national education organization working to create safe schools for all students. It strives to ensure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.



HRC.COMhuman right campaign stands for the Human Rights Campaign, a national LGBTQ+ civil rights organization working so LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work, and in the community. They have a Welcoming Schools initiative to support LGBTQ students.



it gets better project


ITGETSBETTER.ORG has a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer(LGBTQ+) youth around the globe through storytelling and building community.




LAMBDALEGAL.ORG is a non-profit whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.





MFPG.ORG, Media For Public Good presents Outcasting – a public radio’s LGBTQ youth program. It presents a look at issues pertaining to the LGBT community as seen through the eyes of young LGBTQ people and allies and provides insight into the broad dimensions of the LGBTQ youth experience.




PFLAG.ORGpflag icon is an organization that builds on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts minds respect, value and affirm LGBTQ people.



saving young lives


THETREVORPROJECT.ORG has a mission to end suicide among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning young people.





helping handsTOLERANCE.ORG is a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center, their mission is to help teachers and schools educate children and youth to be active participants in a diverse democracy emphasizing social justice and ant-bias.





TRANSSTUDENT.ORG is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students trough advocacy and empowerment.



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