For sexual health information by teens, for teens with videos, Q&A, chat, and a great selection of articles on a variety of topics, visit http://www.sexetc.org.
For up-to-date sexual health and reproductive information, visit Planned Parenthood's Web site at http://www.ppfa.org
For Planned Parenthood's sexual and reproductive health information tailored specifically for teens, visit www.teenwire.org.
For answers to your questions about sexual health, visit http://www.goaskalice.com, a site designed to allow teens to voice their concerns and get real answers the staff at Columbia University.
For sex-positive information for teens about sexual health, HIV and STDs and tons of articles, visit http://www.scarleteen.com.
For articles on sexual health divided by topic and gender, visit http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health.
For information on sexual health for teens and real life stories compiled by MTV, visit http://www.mtv.com/thinkmtv/sexual_health.
For information on how to make responsible, informed decisions about reproductive and sexual health for teens, visit http://advocatesforyouth.org/youth/index.htm.
For information for lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens visit The National Coalition for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Youth at http://www.outproud.org and http://www.transproud.org for transgender teens.
For resources for LGBTQ teens who need support or are contemplating suicide, contact The Trevor Project for Gay Lesbian Bisexual Trans and Questioning Teens at http://www.thetrevorproject.org.
To report sexual assault confidentially, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE.
For information on rape, incest and abuse statistics, programs, testimonials, laws, and reporting visit http://www.rainn.org.
For information on male sexual victimization visit http://www.malesurvivor.org.
For information about sexual violence for teens visit http://www.promotetruth.org.
To find a certified counselor in your area, visit http:// www.nbcc.org.
For information on emergency contraction and where to find it, visit http://www.not-2-late.com.
For resources for youth who cut, visit http://www.selfinjury.com.
For information on the dangers of smoking and how to quit, contact the Office on Smoking and Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by calling 404-488-5708 or go to http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco.
You can also contact The American Lung Association for information about smoking by calling 212-315-8700.
For information on how to maintain a healthy diet, contact the American Dietetic Association at 312-899-0040 or visit http://www.eatright.org
For information on HIV treatment, referrals and educational programs, contact the AIDS Library at 215-985-4851 or go to http://www.aidslibrary.org.
For free, confidential HIV counseling and testing, call 1-800-985-2437 and you will be referred to a location that is convenient for you.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia also offers free, confidential HIV testing. Call 215-590-1156 to schedule an appointment.
The Attic Youth Center provides HIV counseling and testing, as well as recreational programming and peer education services. Call 215-545-4331 or visit http://www.atticyouthcenter.org for more information.
For information about how you can be tested for sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy, call the CHOICE hotline at 1-800-84-TEENS or 215-985-3300.
For information on sexual health issues, sex, relationships, counseling or referrals contact:
CHOICE at 1-800-84-TEENS or 215-985-3300 or go to http://www.choiceteens.org.
Family Planning Council at 215-985-2500 or go to http://www.familyplanning.org
For LGBTQ information, healthcare, resources, testing and referrals, contact:
CHOICE Hotline at 1-800-84-TEENS or 215-985-3300 or go to http://www.choiceteens.org.
The Mazzoni Center at 215-563-0652 or go to http://www.mazzonicenter.org.
Provides housing, HIV and STD counseling and testing, family planning services and medical care for youth ages 18-21. Located at 417 Callowhill St. Call them at 215-923-8350 or the NINELINE Hotline at 1-800-999-9999 or go to http://www.covenanthouse.org.
For information about adolescent health services provided by the Philadelphia Department of Health, call the CHOICE hotline, 215-985-3300.
The Children's Hospitalof Philadelphia helps young people reach their full potential in fitness and athletic performance. To learn more about its services or to schedule an appointment, call 215-590-6919 ( Main Hospital location) or 610-337-3232 (Specialty Care Center in King of Prussia).