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  • Assertiveness

    Assertiveness is the ability to speak up for yourself in a way that is honest and respectful. But it doesn't come naturally to everyone. Find out if you're too passive, too aggressive, or just assertive enough.

  • Coping With Cliques

    Are you on the outside looking in or the inside wanting out? Find out how to deal with cliques.

  • Cyberbullying

    Using technology to bully is a problem that's on the rise. The good news is awareness of how to prevent cyberbullying is growing even faster. See our tips on what to do.

  • Dealing With Bullying

    Bullying has everyone worried, not just the people on its receiving end. Learn about dealing with bullies, including tips on how to stand up for yourself or a friend.

  • Gun Safety

    Every year, guns are used to kill or injure thousands of Americans. Here's how to keep yourself safe, whether your family has guns at home or not.

  • Protecting Your Online Identity and Reputation

    The virtual world is full of opportunities to interact with people around the world. It's also a place where nothing is temporary. Here are some tips for safeguarding your online identity.

  • School Violence: What Students Can Do

    When a tragedy happens, it's natural to want to make sense of the situation. Find out what students can do.

  • Sexual Harassment and Sexual Bullying

    Just like other kinds of bullying, sexual bullying is intended to hurt, offend, or intimidate another person. Find out how to recognize sexual bullying and harassment and what to do.

  • Sexual Violence and Rape: What You Need to Know

    Sexual violence is unwanted sexual behavior that is forced on someone. It can take many forms, including rape. Sexual violence and rape are never OK. Find out what to do and how to get help if you need it.

  • Someone at School Has a Weapon. What Should I Do?

    If you think that someone is bringing a weapon to school or threatening someone else's life, it requires immediate attention. This article offers some tips on getting help.

  • Understanding Other People

    Being able to predict how other people might feel, act, or react is a skill that helps us build better relationships. These tips can help you develop the skill of understanding others.

  • Apologizing

    We all mess up at times. An apology tells someone that we're sorry for the hurt we caused, even if we didn't do it on purpose. But how do you apologize? And how should you handle it if someone apologizes to you? Find out here.

  • Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles

    Sometimes our ideas and beliefs stand in the way of asking for help. Here are ideas for teens on how to get past 5 common barriers to getting help.

  • Assertiveness

    Assertiveness is the ability to speak up for yourself in a way that is honest and respectful. But it doesn't come naturally to everyone. Find out if you're too passive, too aggressive, or just assertive enough.

  • Dealing With Addiction

    Find out what you can do if you think you or a friend has a drug or alcohol addiction - from recognizing the warning signs to suggestions to help you stay clean.

  • How Can I Help a Friend Who Cuts?

    Some people cope by cutting themselves. This article helps friends understand why people cut and gives some tips on what you can to help your friend — and yourself.

  • How Can I Help a Friend Who Is Depressed?

    Depression can make it hard for someone to see a better future. Here's how to help a friend who's depressed.

  • How to Support Someone With Diabetes

    If you have a classmate, friend, or family member with diabetes, here are some ways to be supportive.

  • Making Friends: Answers for Teens With Autism

    You might want to make new friends, but aren’t sure how to do it. This article for teens with autism can help.

  • Managing Your Emotional Reactions

    People who do a good job of managing emotions know that it's healthy to express their feelings, but that it matters how they express them. Get tips in this article for teens.

  • My Friend Is Talking About Running Away: What Should I Do?

    Do you know someone who is having major problems? No matter how bad things get, running away is never a solution. Find out how to help your friend.

  • My Friend Is Talking About Suicide. What Should I Do?

    Have you heard that people who talk about suicide won't go through with it? That's not true. Read this article to learn some of the other warning signs that a person is considering suicide.

  • Understanding Other People

    Being able to predict how other people might feel, act, or react is a skill that helps us build better relationships. These tips can help you develop the skill of understanding others.

  • 5 Reasons to Look for a Summer Job

    If you're thinking about a summer job, apply. You have nothing to lose and a lot to gain.

  • Disasters: How to Help

    Many people find the best way to deal with the news of a tragedy is to help. Find out what you can do.

  • Health Care Careers (Video)

    These videos help high school students get an idea of what's involved in some health and medical careers.

  • How to Be a Great Babysitter

    To be a great babysitter, help children have fun and learn — while still making them follow their parents' rules. Here's how to balance play with keeping order.

  • Rejection and How to Handle It

    Rejection hurts. But it's impossible to avoid. Life is about going for things. And when we do, rejection is always a possibility.

  • Volunteering

    Volunteering gives you an opportunity to change lives, including your own. Get ideas on things you can do and tips on getting started in this article for teens.

  • What Babysitters Need to Know About Safety

    The most important part of babysitting is keeping kids safe. Here are some things to know.

  • 4 Ways to Make Homework Easier

    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get it under control with these 4 tips.

  • 5 Facts About Goal Setting

    Here are 5 practical tips on goal setting that can help make it easier to set and reach goals.

  • 5 Ways to Beat Pre-performance Nerves

    Stressed out about speaking or performing in front of people? These tips can help you cope.

  • 5 Ways to Make Online Research Easier

    When researching school projects, it helps to know how to evaluate and choose online resources. Here are tips.

  • 6 Ways to Study Better for Tests

    Taking good notes, scheduling study time, and joining a study group are just some ways to study well. Here’s how to be prepared.

  • ADHD

    ADHD is a medical condition caused by brain differences that affect attention and behavior in specific ways. This article for teens has the basics on ADHD.

  • ADHD: Tips to Try

    It takes time to learn to manage ADHD. These tips for teens can help with school and learning.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Autism spectrum disorder can make communicating and interacting with other people difficult. Find out more.

  • Back to School

    Dread it or love it, you gotta go to school. Looking for ways to make the first day a little less painful? Here are some tips.

  • Backpack Basics

    Backpacks help you to stay organized. They're also better for carrying school supplies than messenger or other shoulder bags. But can they cause health problems?

  • Balancing Schoolwork and Hospital Stays

    Every student finds it hard to stay on top of schoolwork sometimes. So what happens when you have to miss a lot of school? This article for teens offers tips and advice.

  • Extracurricular Activities

    Joining a club or team is a fun way to try new things, meet people, and be active. Learn more about the basics and benefits of getting involved.

  • Figuring Out Health News

    News reports on health and medicine can be confusing —and sometimes downright scary. How do you know what is important and accurate?

  • Getting Help With Homework

    Many students wonder: How can I get help with my homework? Here are some tips.

  • Going Back to School After a Concussion

    A concussion can affect you at school because it's a type of brain injury. Doing schoolwork and being in a classroom can sometimes make things worse. Here's what to know.

  • Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up

    Everyone struggles with staying motivated and reaching their goals. Just look at how many people diet, lose weight, and then gain it back again. But it's still possible to stay motivated if you take the right approach.

  • Note-Taking Tips

    Want to stay on top of your schoolwork by taking great notes? Here's how!

  • Online Safety

    Whether it's protecting yourself from hackers or cyberbullies, these tips for teens will help you navigate the digital world safely.

  • Organizing Your Schoolwork

    It's not just for school: Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do.

  • Rejection: How Well Do You Cope? (Quiz)

    Everyone gets rejected at some point. Get some insight into your coping skills by taking this quiz for teens.

  • School Counselors

    School counselors can give you all sorts of tips and support on solving problems and making good decisions. Find out all the ways counselors can help students.

  • Starting High School

    The transition from middle school to high school is an important one. Here are a few topics that commonly worry incoming freshmen and some things you might want to know about them.

  • Stress Less Over Tests

    Find out how to handle the stress that comes with tests.

  • Study Drugs

    Some people use certain medicines without a prescription because they think these meds help with focus and concentration. If you've heard of "study drugs" and wonder if there are any risks, find out in this article for teens.

  • Test Anxiety

    Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed before a test. For some people, this normal anxiety can be intense.

  • Test-Taking Tips

    Do you sweat, chew your pencil, and feel butterflies in your stomach as your teacher hands out a test? Study these test-taking tips!

  • Understanding Dyslexia

    Dyslexia is a learning disability in which people have difficulty learning to read, even though they are smart enough and are motivated to learn. Learn more about dyslexia and how to deal with it.

  • Writing a Paper

    Writing a paper can seem intimidating at first. But putting together a good paper really just involves a combination of things you already know how to do. Here are some tips.

  • Yoga: Meditation and Breathing

    Breathing and meditation techniques can have subtle but powerful effects on everything from stress to sports performance. Try these four techniques.

  • 4 Ways to Make Homework Easier

    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get it under control with these 4 tips.

  • 6 Ways to Study Better for Tests

    Taking good notes, scheduling study time, and joining a study group are just some ways to study well. Here’s how to be prepared.

  • Getting Help With Homework

    Many students wonder: How can I get help with my homework? Here are some tips.

  • Note-Taking Tips

    Want to stay on top of your schoolwork by taking great notes? Here's how!

  • Organizing Your Schoolwork

    It's not just for school: Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do.

  • Study Break Yoga (Video)

    Yoga is a great way to take a study break because it refocuses and re-energizes both the body and mind. This routine uses poses that work for teens.

  • Test-Taking Tips

    Do you sweat, chew your pencil, and feel butterflies in your stomach as your teacher hands out a test? Study these test-taking tips!

  • Writing a Paper

    Writing a paper can seem intimidating at first. But putting together a good paper really just involves a combination of things you already know how to do. Here are some tips.

  • Yoga: Meditation and Breathing

    Breathing and meditation techniques can have subtle but powerful effects on everything from stress to sports performance. Try these four techniques.

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