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MEMORIAL LIBRARY

My Life

COLLEGE BOUND

Federal Student Aid This site provides students and parents with the most up-to-date information on how prepare for college, obtain student loans, grants and government aid.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid This link from the US Department of Education provides online applications and FAQ’s about FAFSA so students can apply for financial support for college.
FinAid Looking for scholarships, financial loans, military aid and online applications, look no further, the SmartStudent guide has the answers.
College Xpress  The insider’s guide to everything college with over 800 college lists to help narrow down what you need to search for the right school and be prepared when you get there.
College View  Search for the school for you by investigating different categories such as; location, majors, school size, tuition & fees, ethnicity, party scene and much more.
College Navigator Find out if a particular college is right for you based on statistical information gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics from countries round the world.
Unigo  College guides, listings and rankings; reviewed and posted by other college students.
Teen Financial Health Try these easy to use calculators.  Figure out the monthly payment on your car loan, or how long it will take you to save up for that new computer.

TEEN HEALTH

Health -General
Let’s Move Let’s move to a healthier generation of kids by participating in physical activity and proper nutrition.
Teens Health This site, run by the nonprofit Nemours Center for Children's Health Media, provides accurate, up-to-date health information that's free of "doctor-speak."
Think Like a Pancreas This site is for teens with Type 1 Diabetes to help manage their symptoms and live healthier lives.

Health- Mental
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Teen Line  Operated by teens for teens. If you have a problem or just want to talk to another teen who understands that this is the link for you.
Youth Suicide Prevention Program Find out the whys and warning signs of depression and suicide. You can even volunteer to help others through this program.

Health-Pregnancy, Teen Parenting and Sexual Health
Love is Respect Learn about healthy relationships, dating basics and the ability to get help for yourself or others through this online information.
Nutrition for You/Nutrition for Two Learn about what it takes to prepare for each stage of pregnancy through nutrition, diet and exercise to ensure a healthy baby and a healthy you.   
Teen Pregnancy Facts & Myths Information from WebMD on what is the real scoop about teen relationships, how you can or cannot get an STD or become pregnant.
That’s Not Cool Where do you draw your digital line? This site offers resources and scenarios on how you should be respected by your partner in person and online. 

RESOURCES FOR YOUTH IN CRISIS

Safe Teens Learn about internet safety, with resources on bullying and cyberbullying.
Live Above the Influence The goal of this organization is to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them.
AL-Anon Teen This is a site for friends and families of problem drinkers with resources and information on how to get help.
The Trevor Project The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

National Crisis Hotlines for Teen Issues
Boystown/Girlstown BoysTown/ GirlsTown provide support and safety for at-risk children and their families.
Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline
Covenant House One out of every 45 children in the United States is homeless, according to a report released by the National Center on Family Homelessness. Find out more about homelessness and the resources needed to help combat this crisis.  
The Hotline This is a secure link providing help for teens and families that are victims of domestic violence.
RAINN RAINN is the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization helping those in need with a direct hotline to services.