Boston Happens Program
Youth Services Directory
Includes organizations in the Boston area specializing in HIV/AIDS/STD prevention and education, primary medical care, mental health, substance abuse and faith-based organizations.
|BMC Public Health Clinic||617-414-4290|
|Domestic Violence Hotline||877-785-2020|
|MA AIDS Hotline||800-235-2331|
|MA Commonwealth Connector||877-623-6765|
|Massachusetts Sexual Health Helpline||1-877-627-3933|
|MA Substance Abuse Hotline||1-800-327-5050|
|National Clinician's Post-Exposure Prophylaxis||888-HIV-4911|
|National Runaway Hotline||800-621-4000|
|Peer Listening Line (GLBT support)||617-267-2535|
Boston HAPPENS is a proud member of CARE for Youth, a state-wide coalition that is working to keep kids safe and healthy by passing legislation to make comprehensive health education a reality for all Massachusetts public school students.
AdolescentHealth.com, created by the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, has health tips and information, especially for teens boys, on everything from nutrition to safe sex.
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts is New England's oldest and largest provider of AIDS services, education and advocacy.
AIDSinfo is a service of the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services offering info on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research.
Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY) is a youth-led, adult-supported, social support organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning youth and their straight allies, 22 years old and under.
Boston Gay & Lesbian Adolescent Social Services (GLASS) is a non-profit project of JRI Health committed to giving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning young adults a safe place to meet, talk and hang out.
Boston Leadership Education in Adolescent Health (LEAH) is a research program that works to educate health care providers on how to care for teens. Features a list of health services and resources for teens for things like mental health, eating disorders, sexuality, girl power and substance abuse.
Center for Young Women's Health provides information on general health & nutrition, reproductive health issues, emotional health and much more for teen girls.
Boston Children's Hospital is the website for Boston Children's Hospital, one of the nation's top pediatric medical institutions, with links to health information, hospital departments and other hospital programs.
GetHealthCoverage.net is for patients, employers and providers and explains the new law in Massachusetts requiring that adults 18 and over have health insurance. It also provides health insurance resources.
Health Initiatives for Youth (HIFY) is working to improve access to prevention, care and treatment for adolescents living with, and at-risk of, HIV infection.
HIV InSite is an HIV information resource project sponsored by the University of California at San Francisco.
HIVtest.org is an HIV/AIDS testing informational website sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reaches out to America's teen girls and young women about the dangerous link between non-injecting drug abuse and HIV.
National Prevention Information Network shares HIV/AIDS and STD resources and information about education and prevention and has published materials and research findings, as well as news about related trends.
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts is a program that offers training for teens on sexuality and relationships, as well as pregnancy counseling and other reproductive health care services.
The Body is an HIV/AIDS resource with access to a 15,000-document library.
UrHealthStyle.com is a site to help teens find health info and services in Massachusetts that meet their needs.