Vashon

Teen

Council

Image by Melissa Askew

Resources for 
Teens

AMAZE

To go straight to our favorite animated videos on sex ed click here!

BREAK-THE-CYCLE

Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 – 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse. We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts. Our dynamic and diverse team believes that all young people deserve to live in a world where they can thrive.

COOLNOTCOOLQUIZ

Engage with this comprehensive “choose your own adventure relationship outcomes game”.

GAY CITY

Gay City is an LGBTQ+ resource and advocacy group located in Seattle. They provide free HIV/STI screening, and can provide vocalizations for STIs like HPV. They also do referrals and have a far reach, so if you have a question or need help, they most likely have the answer.

GENDER CLINIC

Seattle Children’s Hospital has a gender clinic that provides gender affirming care to people up to 21 years old. They can provide puberty blockers, hormones, and mental health support. However, they cannot do transition surgeries, but can give patients referrals.

LOVEISRESPECT.ORG

The loveisrespect blog is full of helpful information about dating and relationships, as well as campaigns, awareness events, and other cool stuff our team is up to.

ONELOVE

If you’re a young adult, teen, youth, parent, caregiver, or adult, in general, you undoubtedly have a young person in your life that you care about. One conversation about the difference between healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors. Using the information gathered by survivors, combined with our unique tools and videos, we’ve created a comprehensive discussion guide you can use to easily jump start the conversation, and expand your comprehension to better navigate and articulate your best self.

RAINBOW CENTER

Rainbow Center is a LGBTQ+ advocacy group based out of Tacoma. They offer support for people who have experiences assault and need guidance on what to do next. If you go to the Crime Victim Advocacy tab on their website, you are directed to a page that has hotlines and ways for you to get in contact with professionals that are their to support you.

THATSNOTCOOL!

Informative and engaging website to address and reflect upon relationships and situations yourself or friends may encounter.

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Zines:

 

MinI-magazines

made by teen council members

Check out this amazing zine created by Alumni Vashon Teen Council member Leo on gender and sexuality.

Awesome and Informative Zine on Mental illness + Gender and Sexuality, by Ray also an Alumni Vashon Teen Council member.

Fabulous Zine on Friendship, the premise of any relationship, by Vashon islander Louisa.

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