CAFY Teen Resources
A-B Wellness for Students
Explore the books, links, and school resources filled with helpful tips and information to assist students and teens improve their social, emotional, and physical well-being.
Bullying and Cyber Bullying
Cyberbulling identifies the causes and consequences of online harassment.
Distraction.Gov is a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) website with information on Distracted Driving. Distracted driving is any non-driving activity a person engages in while operating a motor vehicle. Such activities have the potential to distract the person from the primary task of driving and increase the risk of crashing.
The84.org represents the 84% of teens in Massachusetts who choose not to use tobacco. This website seeks teen involvement in a statewide non-smoking campaign. Some teens are outspoken about Big Tobacco's deadly products. Some teens want their parents and friends to quit. Some teens aren't trying to make a statement by not smoking; they're too busy doing other things that make them part of the 84.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse's mission is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. Topics include smoking, marijuana, steroids and club drugs.
SADD is dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, drug use, impaired driving, teen violence and teen depression and suicide.
Living "above the influence" is about teens being themselves and not letting others define them or pressure them. This Website includes quizzes, podcasts, mythbusters, and other "fun stuff."
The National Mental Health Association (NMHA) is the country's oldest and largest nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness. Website includes information regarding Children's Mental Health Matters and Fact Sheets on topics ranging from depression to eating disorders to family health.
Needham's Coalition for Suicide Prevention was established as a community response to the deaths by suicide of four young people over an eighteen-month period. Needham's Coalition believes that suicide is preventable if we work together.
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