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Print PAMF's Hotlines for Teens brochure (.pdf) National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
Links on this page go to treatments, services, information, doctors answers, and publications that can help you cope with herpes in your life.A diet with a higher lysine to arginine ratio may reduce the frequency of herpes outbreaks.We use the internet to meet people we would never be able to otherwise meet. ) It also creates complications we never had before, particularly with texting and dating.Texting and dating definitely isn’t just for 20 year olds anymore.You can barely keep your hands off each other — and the excitement of it all feels like falling in love. Can you hold fast to them or are you just talking out of the both sides of your mouth?
Try dating with a five-year-old or fourteen-year-old watching your every move.
Helpline for finding treatment.(800)-NCA-CALL or (800) 622-2255[24 hours]Al-Anon and Ala Teen Help for people who have, or know someone who has, a drinking problem.(800) 4AL-ANON or (800) 425-2666 Back to top The National Domestic Violence Hotline Crisis intervention, information, and referrals.(800) 799-SAFE or (800) 799-7233[24 hours; English & Spanish] Back to top Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Information on prevention and treatment referrals.(800) 662-HELP or (800) 662-4357 Back to top National Eating Disorders Association Information on eating disorders and referrals for treatment.(800) 931-2237 [Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.] Back to top GLBT National Help Center Peer-counseling, information, and local resources.(888)-THE-GLNH or (888) 843-4564 [Monday – Friday, 1 p.m.
– 9 p.m.]Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Support, education, and advocacy with local chapters.
Studies show that more than 500,000 Americans are diagnosed with genital herpes each year, and the largest increase is occurring in young teens.
Genital herpes is an STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2).
These national organizations can also refer you to state and local services in your community. As long as the baby has not been abused, the person may do so without fear of arrest or prosecution.