For Teens

Welcome to our young people's page. Here you will find useful, fun and educational sites designed especially for young people.

TeensHealth
kidshealth.org/teen
A very comprehensive site dealing with a huge range of issues in young people's health.

Youthhealthtalk
www.youthhealthtalk.org/
This is a website about young people’s real life experiences of health and lifestyle.

Band-Aides and Blackboards
www.lehman.cuny.edu/faculty/jfleitas/bandaides/contteen.html
This site aims to help people understand what it's like growing up with medical problems from the perspective of the children and teens who are doing just that.

Now What
www.nowwhat.org.au
Specifically designed for young people who have cancer, have a family member with cancer, or family member who has died from cancer. It provides information and support through stories, blogs and forums.

diabeteskidsandteens
www.diabeteskidsandteens.com.au/teens.html
Website for kids and teens with Type 1 Diabetes

Novita Children's Services
www.novita.org.au
A site about and for kids with physical disabilities. Lots of things to do, places to go, things to learn about!

headspace
www.headspace.org.au
headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They help young people who are going through a tough time.

Healthy Transitions
http://healthytransitionsny.com/site/view/152
This website is for youth with developmental disabilities ages 14-25 years, family caregivers, service coordinators, and health care providers. Materials on the site teach skills and provide tools for care coordination, keeping a health summary, and setting priorities during the transition process. The site features video vignettes that demonstrate health transition skills and interactive tools that foster self determination and collaboration.

ReachOut.com
http://au.reachout.com/
ReachOut.com is a web-based service that inspires young people to help themselves through tough times, and find ways to boost their own mental health and wellbeing. Our aim is to improve young people’s mental health and wellbeing by building skills and providing information, support and referrals in ways we know work for young people.

The Source
www.youth.gov.au/sites/youth
A gateway to youth information, programmes, services, resources and entertainment for young people between the ages of 12 and 25.

Bullying. No Way!
www.bullyingnoway.com.au/gettingstarted/ideasforstudents2.shtml
Developed and managed by all Australian education authorities
for use by Australia's Government, Catholic and Independent school communities.

What Rights? - UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
www.unicef.org/magic/briefing/uncorc.html - factsheet
www.unicef.org/photoessays/30048.html - photo essay I
www.unicef.org/photoessays/30556.html - photo essay II

Child's View - Do you see my world?
www.unicef.org/photoessays/52529.html - photo essay
In September 2009, 30 Bangladeshi adolescents in rural communities joined a Government- and UNICEF-supported photography workshop, part of global tributes to the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

likeitis
www.likeitis.org.au
Sick of reading stuff on SEX that doesn't tell you what you really want to know?
Well, likeitis isn't like that... it tells you everything you need to know exactly likeitis... with no frills, no judgements and definitely no holds barred!

sextxt
www.sextxt.org.au
Got a question about sex? sextxt™ gives you accurate answers when you need them... all in the time it takes to send and receive a text message
And just to make sure you get all the facts you need, the sextxt™ website includes additional info on sex and sexual health.