Great Websites for Your Teens
Here are half a dozen well-made websites that won't insult your teens' intelligence ... and they have content that can empower, enlighten and entertain in a positive way.
www.teencentral.net: An anonymous, password-protected, safe cyberspace for teens to work out their issues. Developed by experts in teen counseling and psychology; professionally monitored; sponsored by KidsPeace, specialists in teen crisis counseling.
www.freevibe.com: Bulletin boards, celebrity interviews, games, polls, and facts about drugs from the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign.
www.shine.com: Promotes activism, cultural harmony, nonviolence, and self-esteem. SHiNE (Seeking Harmony in Neighborhoods Everyday) is the designated youth component of the White House's National Campaign Against Youth Violence.
www.teenadvice.org: Teens ages 13 & up from around the globe help other teens solve problems and deal with life's challenges. This site has been recognized by journalists, Internet guides, educational institutions, and county health departments.
www.teenwire.com: Factual, nonjudgmental sexuality and relationship information from Planned Parenthood of America.
www.youthnoise.com: Invites teens to speak out and take action against gun violence, youth rights, child exploitation, hunger, homelessness, HIV/AIDS, child abuse, hate crimes, intolerance, and more. An initiative of Save the Children Federation, Inc.