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  1. Small picture of the United States flag Are you a Working Teen? What you should know about safety and health on the job
  2. Date Rape: What You Should Know
  3. Keys to Defensive Driving
  4. Know the Rules… For Going To and From School More Safely
  5. Safe Surfing Tips for Teens
  6. Self-Defense Basics
  7. Should You Worry About School Violence?
  8. Someone at School Has a Weapon. What Should I Do?
  9. What to do in a Fire

Publications & web sites

  1. Federal resource BAM! Body and Mind: Your Safety – No one likes getting hurt or becoming sick, especially when you’re having fun. Learn how to stay safe at home, school, and in the summertime.
  2. Small picture of the United States flag – is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 1,200 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
  3. Small picture of the United States flag National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Safety City – Heading out on the road? If so, check out this web site and all its fun tools before you do. It's better to be safe on the road than sorry.
  4. Small picture of the United States flag Teen Summer Jobs: $afety Pays – Summer is the time millions of teens work. Use this site to get the 411 on job safety.
  5. Small picture of the United States flag The Cool Spot – Not sure what to say when your friends offer you alcohol? This website tells you why peer pressure is so hard to resist and how you can be prepared for it.
  6. Small picture of the United States flagCPSC's Kids Page – Guess what? There may be products in your home that can hurt you! Find out on CPSC's web site how to protect yourself and your family.
  7. Don't Believe the Type – Not everyone you meet online has good intentions. Check out this site to get suggestions on how to protect yourself while you chat with people and surf the net.
  8. Netsmartz Workshop – Become educated, engaged, and empowered to be safe while using the internet on this fun and interactive web site.
  9. Protect Yourself – Find out how to keep yourself safe from cyber bullying, intolerance, and other situations that can harm you.
  10. Safe, Smart Women is all about being safe behind the wheel. There are many things that can make driving tough, so check out this site to get the scoop on bad weather, what you should know about tires, and how to avoid distractions at the wheel.
  11. Student Safety Center (Copyright © Keep Schools Safe) – As a student today you face something your parents didn’t have to worry about when they were your age: school violence. The Student Safety Center provides you with tips, resources, and discussion forums to learn more about staying safe at school.
  12. Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) – SAVE's web site offers great information on what students can do to make schools and communities safer. Check out the site and find out how you can get involved!
  13. Teens and Dating Violence – Do you know the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationships? Read this article so you can learn how to protect yourself and your friends from dating violence.
  14. THINK! Before You Post – Webcams, chat rooms, instant messages, social networking sites…these are all ways of exchanging information over the internet. Learn how to keep this information from falling into the wrong hands and being used to harm you.
  15. ThinkFirst! For Teens – On this site you can learn how to prevent life-threatening accidents by making safe choices.
  16. Teens: Protect Your Identity from Thieves – Identity theft is a major issue on the Net. This page will tell you what information is safe to post on the Internet, and what you should keep to yourself. Remember, teens are targets too!
  17. Texting on the Move – We may all be permanently attached to our cell phones these days, but texting while driving is never safe. This site shows you why multitasking on the road is so dangerous.


  1. Kid'sHealth
  2. National Youth Violence Prevention Center
  3. National Crime Prevention Council
  4. RAINN: Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
  5. Safe Kids Worldwide
  6. Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
  7. The Center for Young Women's Health


Federal resource = This article, publication, website, or organization is from the U.S. government.

Content last updated September 22, 2009

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health.