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  • Assertiveness 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 Coping With Cliques

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

  • Cyberbullying 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 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 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.

  • I Bullied Someone. How Can I Apologize? I Bullied Someone. How Can I Apologize?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Protecting Your Online Identity and Reputation 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.

  • Rape Rape

    Rape is forced, unwanted sexual intercourse. Rape is about power, not sex. Both men and women of any age can be raped. Find out what you can do and how to take care of yourself after a rape.

  • Sexual Harassment and Sexual Bullying 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.

  • Should I Fight a Bully? Should I Fight a Bully?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Should You Worry About School Violence? Should You Worry About School Violence?

    After hearing news of school shootings or other violence, it's natural for students — no matter how old they are or where they go to school — to worry about whether this type of incident may someday happen to them or their friends.

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

    If you suspect 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.

  • Teens Talk About Bullying (Video) Teens Talk About Bullying (Video)

    In this video, teens talk about their experiences with bullying.

  • Understanding Other People 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.

  • What Can I Say When Friends Use Anti-Gay Language? What Can I Say When Friends Use Anti-Gay Language?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • 5 Ways to Get Drivers to Stop Texting 5 Ways to Get Drivers to Stop Texting

    If a texting driver is making you nervous but you're not sure how to bring the topic up, here are some ideas.

  • Bad-Weather Driving Bad-Weather Driving

    Factors beyond your control may affect driving conditions: rain, wind, snow, ice, bright sun, fog, and hail, just to name a few. So what should you do if you find yourself driving in bad weather?

  • I Just Got My License - Now What? I Just Got My License - Now What?

    You have joined the millions of new drivers already behind the wheel. Here are a few tips to keep you both sane and safe.

  • Jamming the Traffic Jamming the Traffic

    Congestion, nighttime, and construction zone driving are tricky driving conditions. Here are tips for teen drivers on handling these situations.

  • Road Tripping Road Tripping

    Whether you're driving your friends to the beach for the day or going on vacation with your family, read these tips for surviving road trips.

  • Texting on the Move Texting on the Move

    You've heard the warnings about texting and driving - but ER docs are also warning against texting and walking. Read our tips for safe texting.

  • The Keys to Defensive Driving The Keys to Defensive Driving

    These defensive driving skills can help you avoid the dangers caused by other people's bad driving.

  • What to Do After a Car Crash What to Do After a Car Crash

    Although you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it's still a good idea to know what to do just in case you end up in an accident.

  • Babysitting Center Babysitting Center

    Need advice on starting a babysitting business or tips on caring for kids? Want to test your babysitting knowledge and hear how other babysitters do it? This babysitting center for teens is the place for you.

  • Homework Help Homework Help

    Writing a report? Studying for a test? Having problems at school? Get tips and advice.

  • Apologizing 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 does an apology fix everything? And how should you handle it if someone apologizes to you? Find out here.

  • Asking for Help: Getting Past Obstacles 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

    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 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? 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.

  • I Think My Friend May Have an Eating Disorder. What Should I Do? I Think My Friend May Have an Eating Disorder. What Should I Do?

    Sometimes, normal body-image concerns cross the line and become eating disorders. Here's how to help if your friend might have a problem.

  • Making Friends: Answers for Teens With Autism 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 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? 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? 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.

  • Shoplifting Shoplifting

    Shoplifting can be a lot more serious than people realize. Read this article to understand more about it and how to help yourself or a friend to stop.

  • Understanding Other People 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.

  • What It Means to Be a Friend What It Means to Be a Friend

    Thousands of you filled out our friendship survey. Find out what some of you said about being a good friend.

  • 5 Facts About Goal Setting 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 Reasons to Pack Your Lunch 5 Reasons to Pack Your Lunch

    Taking a healthy packed lunch to school can help you take control of what you eat.

  • 5 Ways to Beat Pre-performance Nerves 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 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.

  • ADHD ADHD

    ADHD is a medical condition that affects how well someone can sit still, focus, and pay attention. This article for teens has the basics on ADHD.

  • ADHD: Tips to Try ADHD: Tips to Try

    There's no quick fix for ADHD. But taking medicine and working with counselors can help. This article for teens has tips for handling school and relationships.

  • Autism Autism

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

  • Back to School 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 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 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 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 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?

  • Going to College Going to College

    The first year of college is filled with new challenges and opportunities. Read our article to beef up on your college coping skills.

  • Healthy School Lunch Planner

    Use our printable plan to make your favorite lunch line choices healthier.

  • Homeschooling Homeschooling

    Homeschooled students can learn just as much as they would in regular school. Get the facts on home schooling here.

  • How to Make Homework Less Work How to Make Homework Less Work

    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get your work space set, your schedule organized, and your studying done with the help of this article.

  • How to Pick a Great Book How to Pick a Great Book

    Reading on your own isn't like reading for school. You can pick something that's all about your interests — whether it's ancient martial arts, computers, or fashion design. Get tips on how.

  • Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up 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 Note-Taking Tips

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

  • Online Safety Online Safety

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

  • Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments

    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.

  • Prom Pressure Prom Pressure

    For some, the prom is a special night to look forward to. For others it can seem like just another reason to worry and feel stressed out. Here are some tips for dealing with prom pressure.

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

    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 about school and concussions.

  • School Counselors School Counselors

    School counselors can give you all sorts of tips and support on solving problems and making good decisions. But how do you meet with a counselor and what is it like? Find out here.

  • Starting High School Starting High School

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

  • Study Drugs 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.

  • Studying Abroad Studying Abroad

    Do you dream of traveling to cool places, meeting interesting people, and maybe picking up a language or two? Learn about the benefits of study abroad programs.

  • Studying for Tests Studying for Tests

    You have a history test tomorrow, a math test the next day, and weekly French pop quizzes. Don't panic - our article provides tips on how to study.

  • Test Anxiety Test Anxiety

    Everyone feels a little nervous and stressed before a test. And a touch of nervous anticipation can actually help keep you at peak performance. But for some people, this normal anxiety is more intense.

  • Test-Taking Tips 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 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.

  • Welcome Home Yoga (Video) Welcome Home Yoga (Video)

    Unwind after a long day at school with this yoga routine for teens.

  • What It Means to Be a Friend What It Means to Be a Friend

    Thousands of you filled out our friendship survey. Find out what some of you said about being a good friend.

  • What Stresses You Out About School? What Stresses You Out About School?

    Find out what our readers said about how they handle back-to-school worries.

  • Writing a Paper 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 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.

  • Homework Help Homework Help

    Writing a report? Studying for a test? Having problems at school? Get tips and advice.

  • How to Make Homework Less Work How to Make Homework Less Work

    Having trouble getting a handle on all of your homework? Get your work space set, your schedule organized, and your studying done with the help of this article.

  • How to Pick a Great Book How to Pick a Great Book

    Reading on your own isn't like reading for school. You can pick something that's all about your interests — whether it's ancient martial arts, computers, or fashion design. Get tips on how.

  • Note-Taking Tips Note-Taking Tips

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

  • Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments Organizing Schoolwork & Assignments

    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) 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.

  • Studying for Tests Studying for Tests

    You have a history test tomorrow, a math test the next day, and weekly French pop quizzes. Don't panic - our article provides tips on how to study.

  • Test-Taking Tips 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

    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 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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