Links to Resources and Support for Other Issues

Cyberbullying

NetSmartz
Report cyberbullying, hear stories from peers, and download a project kit to help you talk to your peers about being smarter online.

Stop Bullying Now
Learn what bullying is (and isn’t), how to help prevent it in your school or community, and how to respond or get help if you’re being bullied.

Beyond Bullies
If you’re a preteen or teen who has become the target of bullying, this organization provides opportunities to take leadership roles in school, online and in your community.

Eating Disorders

Proud2Bme
An online community created by and for teens, covering everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and healthy attitudes about food and weight.

Center for Young Women’s Health: Information About Eating Disorders
Includes definitions of different eating disorders, advice for improving body image, and tips for helping friends with eating disorders.

National Association for Males with Eating Disorders (NAMED)
NAMED is exclusively dedicated to representing and providing support to males with eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Hope: Treatment Centers in Illinois
A list of eating disorder treatment centers in Illinois.

Stress

Helpguide.Org: Sleep
A guide to different kinds of sleep problems and how to address them.

American Psychological Association: How to Keep Stress in Check
Suggestions for how to manage daily stress for good health and a more positive outlook on your life and well-being.

WellCast: Stress Management Strategies
An animated video that offers scientifically-backed advice on how to tell when you're stressed out and simple tips to relieve tension quickly.

Suicide Prevention

Elyssa's Mission
Resources that support at-risk teens and prevent suicide, including a free online mental health screening and information about depression.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Resources
Resources for suicide prevention including a list of crisis services, places to find emotional health care, and links to information about different mental health issues.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

Substance Abuse: Addiction & Prevention

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens: Drug Facts
Facts, videos, blog posts, and other information about different types of drugs—what they are, how they affect your body and mind, and where to seek help for yourself or others.

Drug Rehab Connections
The Drug Rehab Connections community is made up of recovering addicts and rehab center workers who want to help and give back. They share personal stories and connect users with resources for rehab and recovery.

Just Think Twice
Facts, true stories, and current news about drug usage.