Useful Stuff

You've got questions, we've got answers. Check out these links about health, money, sex, relationships and politics. Don't forget, The Urbana Free Library also offers books and magazines on a wide range of topics. Can't find what you're looking for? Ask a librarian for help at the reference desk, or call us at 217-367-4405.

Abstinence Resource Center
Learn about what abstinence is, and whether it's right for you.

Eating Disorders: Getting Help - NOVA
Learn the warning signs of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia, browse the FAQs, and check out the recommended links for more information about eating disorders.

Planned Parenthood - Info for Teens
Provides health and well-being information for teens, including relationships, pregnancy, sexuality, and LGBTQ. Submit your questions with Ask the Experts, or use the Chat feature for fast answers.

Sex, Etc. - Sex Education by Teens, for Teens
Find the answers to all your health questions. Covers many topics, including love & relationships, LGBTQ, body image, girls' & guys' health, abuse & violence, and sex.

TeensHealth provides accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information you can use - and it's doctor-approved.

National Youth Rights Association (NYRA)
Learn about youth rights and get involved in the issues affecting you, like voting age, curfew, and drinking age. Find out how to become a youth rights advocate.

Practical Money Skills for Life
Use games, quizzes, and general info to learn about budgets, credit cards, and how to manage that money!

Rock the Vote: Building Political Power for Young People
Get involved in the political process - by the people, for the people - that includes you!

UP Center of Champaign County: Uniting Pride in the LGBTQA Community
Find available social, support, and educational programs and activities in the Champaign-Urbana area.