Check Yourself: www.checkyourself.com is a place where teens can check where they are with alcohol and other drugs. The site offers quizzes, videos and treatment referrals.
Tobacco Free: http://www.notobacco.org seeks to empower smokers to quit and to motivate youth to stay tobacco free.
The Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness: http://www.eatingdisorderinfo.org has information about eating disorders, resources and where to find help.
National Eating Disorders Association: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org offers a helpline and referrals for parents, families and friends who have a loved one with an eating disorder.
Suicide Awareness Voices of Education � SAVE: www.save.org is a Minnesota program that seeks to prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma, and serve as a resource for those touched by suicide. They also promote a 24-hour, toll-free hotline: 1-800-273-TALK.
The National Runaway Switchboard: www.1800runaway.org for confidential help for youth in crisis. They also provide a 24-hour, toll free hotline: 1-800-RUN-AWAY.
Trans Health Resources
World Professional Association of Transgender Health providers (WPATH) – publishes the WPATH guidelines for transgender health care (formerly the Benjamin Standards) at wpath.org
Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition www.mntranshealth.org has a resource directory, and annual conference, and does trainings and facilitates discussions with providers.
Trans Youth Support Network (TYSN) collaborates with the shot clinic and offers trans youth advocacy, programming, and training. Their website is www.transyouthsupportnetwork.org
Reclaim www.reclaim-lgbtyouth.org is run by Janet Bystrom, LiCSW and is a non-judgmental counseling resource for young people under age 25 who are reclaiming their lives from oppression. She provides one-on-one counseling as well as a weekly support group for young people and families who are transgender or questioning.
Vancouver Transgender Health Program http://transhealth.vch.ca/resources/careguidelines.html has a well written set of guidelines for health care including hormone initiation and management for those who are curious, but also covering counseling and mental health care, primary medical care recommendations, social and medical advocacy, speech feminization/masculinization, as well as consumer advocacy guides on topics such as trans people and osteoporosis, vaccinations, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and many others.
Other Sexual Health Resources
Scarlet Teen: http://www.scarleteen.com/ provides savvy and sassy sex education for the real world.
Teenwise: http://www.teenwisemn.org/ provides great fact sheets and statistics on sexual health in Minnesota.
Minnesota Family Planning and STD Hotline (78 FACTS): http://www.stdhotline.state.mn.us offers a toll free number: 1-800-78FACTS in Minnesota for getting for getting the facts about STDs/STIs.
Advocates for Youth: www.advocatesforyouth.org is dedicated to creating programs and policies which help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their sexual and reproductive health.
Planned Parenthood Teenwire: http://www.teenwire.com provides interactive website geared towards youth.
I Wanna Know: http://www.iwannaknow.org offers more answers to questions about sexual health.
Face to Face: www.face2face.org
Family Tree Clinic: www.familytreeclinic.org
Fremont Clinic: www.neighborhoodhealthsource.org/fremont.html
Red Door Clinic: www.reddoorclinic.org
Robbinsdale Clinic: www.robbinsdaleclinic.com
West Suburban Teen Clinic: www.westsuburbanteenclinic.org