Group Health Resources
We offer many resources for teens aged 11 to 18. Call Customer Service if you have questions about coverage.
The Adolescent Center
Addresses specific problems including mental health, attention deficit disorder, chronic illnesses, sexuality, birth control, and eating disorders.
Services for Teen Parents
The Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Clinic at our Capitol Hill campus in Seattle is a family practice clinic offering prenatal care, labor and delivery management, postpartum care, and well-child care up to age 1. Also offers free pregnancy testing and contraception advice.
Behavioral Health Services
Offers help for mental health and chemical dependency.
Quit for LifeŽ Program
A highly acclaimed tobacco-cessation program recommended by Group Health.
These resources are provided for your convenience and do not imply a Group Health endorsement.
Offers information on health and social issues, including nutrition, drugs, sexually transmitted disease, birth control, sports, homework, babysitting, volunteering, stress, and safety.
The teen page on this site has links to many topics. These include health, sexuality, eating disorders, road safety, smoking and alcohol, suicide, and nutrition.
Center for Young Women's Health
Covers health issues for girls, including a nutrition center with articles about backpack snacks and why women need some fat in their diets.
Focuses on teen sexual health, from the physical and emotional changes during puberty to information on sexually transmitted diseases.
Covers health concerns and has a Salon section on appearance issues. Can post a question for the experts to answer, and scroll through previous questions and answers. There's also a discussion board.
Info for Teens
Addresses birth control and other information from Planned Parenthood.
Presents topics in a question and answer format. Submit a question and browse through previous postings.
Health Information for Kids and Teens
Includes food safety and nutrition information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere
A national initiative that prevents youth violence. Led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Hotlines for Teens
Crisis Clinic, TeenLink
Phone lines answered by professionally trained teens.
206-461-4922 or 1-866-833-6546, 6-10 p.m. every night
Washington State Teenline
206-722-4222 or 1-877-345-8336
Crisis Clinic of Seattle
National Youth Crisis Hotline
Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
Emergency Contraception Hotline
National STD and AIDS Hotline
Washington State AIDS/HIV Hotline
Center for Substance Abuse Treatment
National Runaway Switchboard
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
1-800-621-4000 (voice) or 1-800-621-0394 (TDD)