Teen Resources

Looking for information? Contact us to talk to a librarian or check out the links below:

Art and Writing Contests

Ralph Munn Creative Writing Contest through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

The Labsy Awards through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Mental Health Resources

Resolve Crisis Resources: Call 412-864-5065 or 1-888-796-8226. This 24/7 free service is for anyone feeling overwhelmed. They have a Child and Adolescent Crisis Intervention Services team available.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call 1-800-273-8255. This 24/7 national network of local crisis centers provides free, confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Wide Open Schools: Explore this collection of resources designed to make at home learning an ‘inspiring experience’. Find everything from how to set up a schedule to virtual field trips and, most importantly, ways to support emotional well-being.

More local Pittsburgh Health and Safety resources available through Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh at You Are Not Alone