Teens

Educator Resources and YRead? Booksets

Call for Help
Sometimes it feels like life is out of control.   When your problems are bigger than homework and prom dates it can be hard to know where to turn. You don’t have to face it alone.  For real help fast call a hotline for free. Not sure who to call?  Dial 211 and First Call for Help will connect you to the services you need.

Cleveland Metropolitan School District Safe Schools Hotline
Report anything that might make school unsafe 24/7 by calling (216) 771-SAFE (216-771-7233)

Homework Help
Explore hundreds of Research Databases to assist you in researching and discovering information from science to history to foreign languages and more!

Programs
Check out the latest Events and Programs that the library is offering.

Studio 470
The purpose of Studio 470 is to gently guide youth as they have fun, learn/engage in the creative process in a safe, comfortable environment, with nurturing, creative Youth Services staff. Studio 470 hours: Monday-Friday 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Testing and Education
Find tools for assistance in careers, college prep, graduate school, high school tools, international and in our Testing & Education Resource Center.

Resources on the Web

Covenant House
www.covenanthouse.org/nineline
If you or a friend are coping with lack of food, clothing, housing, employment or trouble at school talk to someone who can help 24/7.
Call 1-800-999-9999

Hope Line Suicide Prevention
www.hopeline.com
If you or someone you know have thought about suicide there is help available 24/7
Call 1-800-442-HOPE (1-800-442-4673)
For help in Spanish call 1-800-SUICIDA (1-800-442-4673)

National Domestic Violence Hotline
www.ndvh.org
Provides information about shelters and service providers for victims of domestic abuse. The hotline operates 24 hours a day in over 150 languages.
Call 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233)

National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline
Information, support, treatment options and referrals to local rehab centers for any drug or alcohol problem.
Call 1-800-662-HELP (1-800-662-4357)

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
www.rainn.org
Help and support for victims of rape and sexual abuse.
Call 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4673)

The Trevor Project
www.thetrevorproject.org
24/7 crisis and suicide prevention helpline for LGBTQ youth. If you or a friend are feeling lost or alone, call The Trevor Helpline.
Call 1-866- 4-U-TREVOR  (1-866-488-7386)