Resource Library

A list of BLOOM's trusted resources for more information & support

Teen Featured
Beheroes411 App

Designed to address specific social, sexual, psychological, and safety situations that young people may face both online and off.

Game Quitters

Video game addiction support.

Center for Humane Technology

Driving a comprehensive shift toward humane technology that supports our well-being, democracy, and shared information environment.

NetSmartz®

Provides age-appropriate videos and activities to help teach children how to be safer online.

Queerly Autistic: The Ultimate Guide for LGBTQIA+ Teens on the Spectrum
By Erin Ekins

An honest guide for LGBTQIA+ autistic teens which gives you all the tools you need to figure out and explore your gender identity and sexuality.

Sex, Etc

Helping teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more!

Advocates For Youth

Promotes effective adolescent reproductive and sexual health programs and policies necessary to create sexual health equity for all youth.

Sexuality and Relationship Education For Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders
By Davida Hartman

Offers practical teaching advice geared toward the needs of young people on the autism spectrum.

One Love

Provides tools and resources to recognize healthy and unhealthy relationships and bring life-saving prevention education to communities.

Reframing Our Stories

Provides sexual health education, resources, and tools for families and communities.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

Provides 24/7 essential tools and support to help survivors of domestic violence.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)

The largest anti-sexual violence organization in the United States.

Love is Respect

Offers resources, support, and advocacy aimed to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence.

interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth

Uses innovative legal and other strategies, to advocate for the human rights of children born with intersex traits.

Fenway Health

Delivers innovative, equitable, accessible health care, supportive services, and transformative research and education.

The Healthy Teen Cookbook: Around the World In 80 Fantastic Recipes
By Remmi Smith

A cookbook by a teen master chef, filled with tried-and-true recipes with budding chefs in mind.

EWG

Empowers people with breakthrough research to make informed choices and live a healthy life in a healthy environment.

Inner Dimension TV

A yoga and meditation studio all from the comfort of your own home.

Teen Safe

Provides educational materials to parents and adolescents to reduce risky behaviours and help promote healthy activities in teens.

The Trevor Project

A non-profit organization focused on suicide prevention efforts among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth.

Psychology Today

Psychology Today is the world’s largest mental health and behavioral science site online.

Chopra App

A place to discover your unique mind-body type and unlock personalized meditation and well-being practices tailored just for you.

Insight Timer

Offers 100,000 free guided meditations for as long as you want without ever paying a cent.

Teen Tribe // Support Group

Teen Tribe provides peer-to-peer support groups for teens faced with mental health challenges and/or difficult family dynamics.

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

The nation’s largest mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health
By Robie Harris

Providing young people the knowledge & vocabulary needed to understand their bodies, relationships, & identities in order to make responsible decisions.

Growing Up Great! The Ultimate Puberty Book for Boys
By Scott Todnem

An inclusive, body-positive guide to puberty for boys ages 8 to 14.

Celebrate Your Body 2: The Ultimate Puberty Book for Preteen and Teen Girls
By Sonya Renee Taylor

Celebrate your Body offers the support needed to navigate this whole puberty thing with confidence.

Changing Bodies, Changing Lives: A Book for Teens on Sex and Relationships (Expanded Third Edition)
By Ruth Bell Alexander

Gives teens a thoughtful, empathetic, and personal look at sex, relationships and the many ways puberty affects emotional and physical health.

The Every Body Book
By Rachel E. Simon and Noah Grigni

An illustrated LGBTQ+ inclusive kid’s guide to sex, gender, and relationships education.

The Talk Puberty App

Includes over 150 questions on the topic of puberty and growing up.

Young Men’s Health

Provides carefully researched health information to teenage boys and young men.

Center for Young Women’s Health

Helping girls, young women, their caregivers, educators, and health care providers improve their understanding of health and development.

amaze
Amaze

AMAZE takes the awkward out of sex ed. Real info in fun, animated videos that give you all the answers you actually want to know.

Teen
100 Questions You’d Never Ask Your Parents
By Elisabeth Henderson and Nancy Armstrong, M.D.

Answers 100 questions all teens want to know, with a fun approach and by removing the mystery and stigma from topics about sex.

Let’s Talk About S-E-X: A Guide for Kids 9 to 12 and Their Parents
By Sam Gitchel and Lorri Foster

Filled with age-appropriate info and discussions of feelings, respecting oneself and others, what’s normal, love and sex, and helpful advice.

S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES: Self Abuse Finally Ends

A nationally recognized treatment approach using therapy, education, and support designed to help individuals achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)

A twelve-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to recover from eating disorders.

Healthy Mind
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES: Self Abuse Finally Ends

A nationally recognized treatment approach using therapy, education, and support designed to help individuals achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.

Eating Disorders Anonymous (EDA)

A twelve-step fellowship of individuals who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other to recover from eating disorders.

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

A community of people who support and give hope and strength to recover from unhealthy relationships with food and body image.

DBSA (Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance)

Providing hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

Healthy Body
Put a Cup in it

Aims to provide the best period education and promote menstrual & sexual wellness through open & positive education, advocacy, and an inclusive community.

PERIOD

PERIOD empowers local activists with grassroots training and education to find an approach that is compatible with their community.

Clue

A resource for information about the menstrual cycle, reproductive and sexual health, women’s health, trans health, and more.

Sex Education for Boys: A Parent’s Guide
By Scott Todnem

Practical advice on puberty, sex, and relationships.

Puberty
Put a Cup in it

Aims to provide the best period education and promote menstrual & sexual wellness through open & positive education, advocacy, and an inclusive community.

Sex Education for Boys: A Parent’s Guide
By Scott Todnem

Practical advice on puberty, sex, and relationships.

What’s Happening to Ellie?
By Kate E. Reynolds

A book about puberty for girls and young women with autism and related conditions.

What’s Happening to Tom?
By Kate E. Reynolds

A book about puberty for boys and young men with autism and related conditions.

Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation
The Sex EDcyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide to Healthy Sexuality For The Modern Male Teen
By Jo Langford, M.A.

Arranged in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format, and provides a culturally-relevant primer on sexual health for teen boys.

Queerly Autistic: The Ultimate Guide for LGBTQIA+ Teens on the Spectrum
By Erin Ekins

An honest guide for LGBTQIA+ autistic teens which gives you all the tools you need to figure out and explore your gender identity and sexuality.

Youth.GOV

A U.S. government website that helps you create, maintain, and strengthen effective youth programs.

QueerWOC: The Podcast

A space for queer folks of color, rooted in reimagining healing, organizing, and community.

Relationships
Social Awakening

Social Awakening helps teens, schools, and parents survive and thrive in this digital world.

Sex Education for Boys: A Parent’s Guide
By Scott Todnem

Practical advice on puberty, sex, and relationships.

Spare Me ‘The Talk’! A Girl’s Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up
By Jo Langford, M.A.

A comprehensive crash course for girls on staying safe while navigating the danger-laden worlds of teenage sex and sexuality in a digital age.

Spare Me ‘The Talk’! A Guy’s Guide to Sex, Relationships, and Growing Up
By Jo Langford, M.A.

A comprehensive crash course for boys on staying safe while navigating the danger-laden worlds of teenage sex and sexuality in a digital age.

Sexual Health
100 Questions You’d Never Ask Your Parents
By Elisabeth Henderson and Nancy Armstrong, M.D.

Answers 100 questions all teens want to know, with a fun approach and by removing the mystery and stigma from topics about sex.

Let’s Talk About S-E-X: A Guide for Kids 9 to 12 and Their Parents
By Sam Gitchel and Lorri Foster

Filled with age-appropriate info and discussions of feelings, respecting oneself and others, what’s normal, love and sex, and helpful advice.

Planned Parenthood

Ensuring all people have access to vital sexual and reproductive health care, sex education, and accurate information.

Put a Cup in it

Aims to provide the best period education and promote menstrual & sexual wellness through open & positive education, advocacy, and an inclusive community.

Digital Life
Social Awakening

Social Awakening helps teens, schools, and parents survive and thrive in this digital world.

Screenagers

Award-winning film that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, and academics.

The Social Dilemma

Documentary and narrative drama unveiling the hidden machinations behind everyone’s favorite social media and search platforms.

Beheroes411 App

Designed to address specific social, sexual, psychological, and safety situations that young people may face both online and off.

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