Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Ames Free Library will be closed on Saturday, January 29 due to inclement weather. We will reopen on Monday, January 31, for our normal hours (10 a.m. - 8 p.m.).

Tough TEEN Topics

Abortion & Birth ControlAbuseAddictionAlcoholBullyingCancerCutting/Self-HarmDating & SexDeath, Grief, BereavementDepressionDivorceDrugsEating Disorders & Body ImageHealth & Daily LivingHIV & AIDSHomelessnessIncarcerationLGBTQMental IllnessPost-Traumatic StressPregnancyPrejudice & RacismPubertyRapeSelf-EsteemSexSkin CareSTDsStressSuicide


If you would like to ask a reference question related to any of these topics (or others), please contact us by submitting our reference form. Librarians are available between 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Our Selected Websites page also has "Crisis" and "Health" categories. Both contain contact information of local and national groups that can help you.