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R E S O U R C E S

HOTLINES

New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

1-800-601-7200          

The Sexual Assault Program provides free counseling services to juvenile and adult survivors of sexual violence, community, crisis response to recent victims and a 24-hour hotline.

New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-572-SAFE (7233)          

Provides support and resources for people experiencing domestic violence.


NJ AIDS/HIV/STD Hotline

1-800-624-2377          

Prevent and reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, STDs and tuberculosis (TB). Ensure those infected have access to the care they need.            

 

Pregnancy Hotline

1-888-672-2296          

Pregnancy information for teens.     

The Trevor Project 

1-866-488-7386

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

Safe Haven for Infants

1-877-839-2339          

Allows an individual to give up an unwanted infant safely, legally and anonymously.

Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV Hotline

1-800-CDC-INFO         

STD and HIV information     

www.cdc.gov

 

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

1-800-784-2433          

Confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

WEBSITES FOR TEENS           

Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
LGTBQ Support           

I Wanna Know
Youth-friendly information to make good decisions         

Love is Respect
For healthy relationships            

National Safe Place
Runaway homeless help    

Power to Decide
Supporting teens' rights to their bodies

Safe Place
Ending domestic and sexual violence              

Sex, Etc.
Honest and accurate sexual health information
 

 

Teens Against Bullying
Created by and for teens, this website is a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard.           

That’s Not Cool
Raises awareness and brings educational and organizing tools to communities to address dating violence, unhealthy relationships and digital abuse.                   

The Bedsider
Birth control support           
                   

The Attic Youth Center
LGBTQ support    

WEBSITES FOR PARENTS

Advocates for Youth

Kids Health  
Nemours® KidsHealth® give families the tools and confidence to make the best health choices. For guardians, youth and educators

 

Mom2Mom   
The Mom2Mom helpline connects moms of special needs children and adults with moms of similar circumstances who are specially trained in peer counseling and crisis support, making them uniquely qualified to offer relevant and realistic guidance and support.

PerformCare - New Jersey

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network Committed to empowering families as advocates and partners in improving education, health and behavioral health outcomes for children and youth.

VIDEOS / WEBINARS

Raising Sexually Healthy Kids At Any Age - A Toolkit For Parents And Caring Adults
TED Talk presenter and nationally known sex
uality educator Al Vernacchio offers practical strategies about these important topics.


 

RESEARCH 

Guttmacher Institute
The Institute utilizes research and policy to spearhead reproductive health issues. This site provides data on a range of sexual health topics from abortion rates internationally to minors' access to prenatal care.

 

Journal for Adolescent Health

 

Kids Health

 

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health
A clearinghouse for maternal child health data, this site includes research on a range of issues from mental health in teens to prenatal health to nutrition.

 

Office on Women's Health

Provides national leadership and coordination to improve the health of women and girls through policy, education and innovative programs. This website discusses women's health topics from a-z and includes daily current event stories relating to women's health issues.

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Links To NJ Programs
Links To National Programs
Resources
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