Health & Wellness

In our library

Use the Dewey Decimal table below if you are looking for a particular topic in our library. Non-fiction is located on the second floor of the Sawyer Free Library.

Topic

Decimal #

Abuse

362.76

Abusive relationships

362.8292

AIDs/HIV

616.9792

Alcohol

362.292

Date rape

362.883

Depression

616.8527

Divorce

306.89

Drugs

362.2

Eating disorders

616.8526

Puberty

612.661

Sex

613.951

STDs

616.951

Suicide

362.2

 

Online Resources

 

Health

Girls Health Concerns – Common Health Concerns for Girls and Young Women

Teen Health FX – An online resource for questions regarding your health, your relationships, your body and your sexuality.

Teen Health – Information on physical and mental health in easy-to-understand articles.

Teen Sleep Patterns – Do Teens Have Different Sleep Patterns than Adults?

Your Life Your Voice – It’s OK to Ask for Help.

Stop Bullying -Teach kids how to identify bullying and how to stand up to it safely.

Mental Health Screening Tools – These tests may be able to help you get more information about things you’re experiencing so you can decide what your next steps will be.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255. We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 

 

Sexuality

NAGLY – Our mission is to honor, respect, educate, and empower LGBTQ+ youth

LGBT National Help Center -Serving the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Qestioning Community.

Planned Parenthood – For teens looking for info on sex, relationships, your body, and more? 

Safe Spaces for LGBTQIA – Community-based organizations currently working with LGBTQ youth, to provide services that are trauma-informed, and are culturally appropriate and specific to LGBTQ youth.

Sex Etc. – Created for teens by teens on a mission to improve teen sexual health.

Trans Lifeline – Hotline 877-565-8860, Trans Life connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

The Trevor Project: Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.