Money-Saving Tips for Teens - When you’re saving up for something big, it can be a lot tougher to conserve and budget your money than you might think. This website offers resources from various websites that will help you develop a strategy for saving money without giving up everything else you enjoy in the meantime.
Formerfosteryouthsurveys.com - Pamela Parker, a Graduate/Doctoral candidate in General Psycology at Walden University, is currently seeking participants for her dissertation research entitled: How Resilience and Spiritual Perspective Contriburte to Former Foster Youth Achieving Educational Success. If you are a former foster youth who either graduated from college or dropped out and would like to participate, please click on the website link and fill out two short surveys and a brief demographic questionnaire.
FindYouthInfo.gov – Stay on top of the latest information about federal programs, including grants, for your youth agency, school or youth ministry. The site is a collaboration of 12 federal agencies offering information on youth programs, interactive mapping, and federal grants.
FrugalDad.com – This blog, news, and research site aims to inform the public on financing for higher education. FrugalDad offers a variety of news that can and will affect how families save and pay for college, as well as tips on how to finance an education in a way that makes sense for most people.
SAMHSAs Newsletter on Substance Abuse and Mental Health – Read the latest issue of this award winning newsletter for substance abuse and mental health news and issues from across the country.
Reach Out – A national suicide prevention campaign for teens lead by SAMHSA, Ad Council, and Inspire USA Foundation. The PSA’s and especially the website provide great resources for teens that may be dealing with depression, suicidal thoughts, or have a friend going through those situations.
Department of Education: Free Publications – EdPubs allows you to order free publications on a variety of topics, including preventing bullying, preventing drug use in kids, and getting money for college.
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive educational resource offered by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children that offers fun activities that help teach children how to be safe while online. The site also includes information on social networking, cyberbullying, gaming and tips to prevent sexting.
The Suicide Prevention Resource Center offers free online trainings to help you develop effective suicide prevention programs.
The Jason Foundation and The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide have free online training programs for educators, parents and youth workers dedicated to the awareness and prevention of youth suicide.