Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Education Program—a division of Health Services at Columbia. This site has three primary features: Question & Answers of the week, with the most recently published inquiries and responses—updated every week; Search GAA! lets you find health information by subject via a search of the ever-growing Go Ask Alice! archives containing nearly 3,000 previously-posted questions and answers and gives you the chance to ask and submit a question to Alice!
Youth Radio promotes young people’s intellectual, creative, and professional growth through education and access to media. What can I say about this organization? I love radio and I love what Youth Radio does. They teach media education, broadcast journalism, technical training and production activities provide unique opportunities in social, professional and leadership development for youth, ages 14-24. They help connect youth with their communities through media literacy and professional development. Nobody is perfect, but I think the overall mission and work of this organization exemplifies the way learning for adolescents should take place.
National Institute of Mental Health provides a listing of Bay Area and national crisis lines and hotlines, from suicide and self-injury to grief support and sexuality information.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation provides a listing of Bay Area and national crisis lines and hotlines, from suicide and self-injury to grief support and sexuality information.
How Stuff Works is for geeks and non-geeks alike. This is just a cool site. Want to know how something works? This is where you’ll probably find out about it. This can be used to impress your physics teacher, if you’re in the mood.
Jewish Family and Children’s Services is a nonsectarian, nonprofit organization that provides services to individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds. This link provides referrals and up-to-date resources, including a range services for kids and families.