Get Help!

 

Crisis
800-SUICIDE
(24 hours)

National Suicide Hotline

Crisis line. Automatically routes the call to the nearest crisis center.

Crisis
800-999-9999
(24 hours)

Covenant House Hotline:

Crisis line for youth, teens, and families. Gives callers locally based referrals throughout the United States. Provides help for youth and parents regarding drugs, abuse, homelessness, runaway children, and message relays.

Crisis
800-442-HOPE (4673)
(24 hours)

National Youth Crisis Hotline: 

Provides counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

 

Dating Violence
866-331-9474
(24 hours)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
Crisis intervention, information and referrals

 

Depression
800-273-TALK (8255)
(24 hours)
Depression and Bipolar Support
http://www.dbsalliance.org
Depression
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
(24 hours)
National Hopeline Network
http://www.hopeline.com
Depression
Suicide Hotline Listings by State
http://www.suicidehotlines.com

Alcohol & Drugs
800-527-5344
Alcohol and Drug Helpline
Helpline for finding treatment.
Alcohol
888-4AL-ANON
888-425-2666
(meeting information)
Al-Anon and AlaTeen
Al-Anon helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Alateen is the recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members
Eating Disorders
847-831-3438
Runaways
800-621-4000
(24 hours)
National Runaway Switchboard
Crisis intervention/referrals. National communication system for runaway & homeless youth

 

Get Scholarships!

Attention Young People & Parents: There are many scholarships available. Following is just a small sample. Do your research to find thousands more!

SCHOLARSHIPS:

  1. Student Inventors Scholarships
  2. Coca-Cola College Scholarships
  3. Ayn Rand Essay Scholarships
  4. Brand Essay Competition
  5. Gates Millennium Scholarship
  6. Sports Scholarships and Internships
  7. US Department of Agriculture Scholarships
  8. Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund
  9. Microsoft Scholarship Program
  10. Historically Black College & University Scholarships
  11. Siemens Westinghouse Competition
  12. GE and LuLac Scholarship Funds(Hispanics & Minorities)
  13. Minority Scholarships
  14. INROADS (Internships)

 

RESOURCES:

  1. CollegeNet Scholarship Database
  2. FAFSA On The Web (Your Key Aid Form & Info.)
  3. Guaranteed Scholarships
  4. Hope Scholarships & Lifetime Credits
  5. International Students Scholarships & Aid Help 
  6. The American Political Science Association
  7. National Service.org 
  8. ScienceNet Scholarship Listing
  9. FinAid: The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid
  10. Scholarship & Financial Aid Help
  11. Aid & Resources for Re-Entry Students

 

NATIONAL YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS:

4-H Youth Development Program
 
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D - J
K - S

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Disclaimer:
The views and opinions of the youth organizations listed do not necessarily represent those of Jackie Hardrick or Enlighten Publications nor do we endorse any of these youth organizations. This is merely a sample of the types of youth organizations available to teens. We highly recommend that parents and teens research any organization before joining to determine if it is suited for them.
 
For an extensive listing including youth organizations outside of the U.S. log on: "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_youth_organizations"