Your Life - Teen Health & Safety

Teen health, safety, and sexual well-being are sensitive issues that may be hard to talk about. We have resources on these topics as well as information about obtaining your California driver's license.

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Search magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and reports for basic consumer health information.

Find CA DMV practice tests good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.



Teen suicide crisis prevention information.

Hope and help for families and friends of alcoholics.

Ask the Judge
Answers for teens about the law.
BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for 2016’s National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond, which helps spread the word about actions we can all take to prevent suicide.

All kinds of information and resources for dealing with mental health issues, from the Annenberg Foundation Trust.

Germ Magazine
Germ is a magazine for girls—high school and beyond—that celebrates beginnings, futures, and all the amazing and agonizing moments in-between.

Go Ask Alice!
Provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information and a range of thoughtful perspectives so that they can make responsible decisions concerning their health and well-being.

Health information from FDA for teens
U.S. Food and Drug Administration's articles for teens on many important health topics.

Frequently Asked Embarrassing Questions
Health and Sexuality links for Teens from the Internet Public Library.

Nightmare on Puberty St.
Growing up might seem tough…but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare!

Palo Alto Medical Foundation’s Teen Health
Health information for teens.                                                                         

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
News, links, resources, information on drugs, slang names for drugs, surveys, personal stories, and more.

Planned Parenthood Info for Teens
Planned Parenthood's site especially for teens.

Building a nation where confidence rules. An online community created by and for teens and young adults.

Resources for Teens
This is a list of some local resources for teens in San Francisco and Marin County, California.

Teens Health
Answers to questions about food & fitness, drugs & alcohol, diseases & conditions, infections, staying safe, anger, asthma, acne, etc.

The Truth
These are the guys who do those cool, kind of shocking TV ads about the cigarette industry. Their mission is to expose the lies and hidden practices of the cigarette makers, so people know the whole truth about nicotine addiction.

Young Men's Health
Oregon Health & Science University site concentrating on health issues of men and boys.

Young Women's Health
Oregon Health & Science University site concentrating on health issues of women and girls.

Resources for new drivers:

California drivers test made easy

California driver handbook

Rock Kendall's road test tips DVD

DMV for Teens
The California Department of Motor Vehicles official site for teens covers everything you need to know about driving, from permit and license info to practice tests and more.

DMV on YouTube! 
Check out the DMV on YouTube for "useful and enlightening" video clips that will help you when it's time for that all-important driving test.

Sample Tests for CA Driver's License
Ready to get your permit or license? Practice on these tests straight from the DMV.

Safety and common sense tips to help new drivers, including bad weather advice, parallel parking help, avoiding fatigue and other unsafe conditions on the road.

Last Revised on
May 2017