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Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

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For High School Students


ACT Practice Test

July 9, 9:30am - 2:00pm

Beat test day jitters by taking an unreported ACT test. Tests will be administered by College Nannies + Sitters of Wheaton. Please bring at least two No. 2 pencils and a graphing…

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Addiction and Substance Abuse

Addiction Resource : Find free help, advice, and information on treatment centers.

Al-Anon & Alateen : Resources for teens struggling with addiction, as well as family and friends of those struggling with addiction.

Drug Rehab : Research the connection between bullying and substance abuse, how it effects people of all ages, and ways to find help.

Help Guide : A guide showing how to recognize mental health issues, getting self-help, or getting help for others. A lot of the time, people separate mental health issues and addiction, but there’s often a link between the two.

National Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Information Center : Treatment centers, hotline, and other resources for those struggling with addiction.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism : National Institutes of Health website on alcohol and alcoholism.

Parents and Smoking : Dangers of second-hand smoke to children.

Smashed : Simulation showing how and why the body doesn’t function properly when inhibited.

Assault and Abuse

Childhelp : Help for victims of child abuse and nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of child abuse.

Love Is Respect : Teen dating abuse help.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline : Hotline and resources for victims of domestic violence.

Philadelphia Rape Crisis Center : Hotline and resources for survivors of rape and sexual assault.

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network : Help and advocacy for sexual assault survivors.

Safe Horizon : Help for victims of domestic violence.

The Survivor’s Trust : Support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

Thursday’s Child : Support and hotline for endangered youth.

Body and Mind

American Sexual Health Association : Information and resources about sexual health.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance : Resources and support for people suffering from depression, bipolar, and other mood disorders, led by individuals living with mood disorders.

FamilyDoctor : American Academy of Physicians site that includes health information for all ages.

Kristin Brooks Hope Center : Hotline and other suicide prevention resources.

Mental Health America : Nonprofit dedicated to support for those living with mental illness and to the promotion of mental health.

National Alliance on Mental Illness : Education, advocacy, and support for people whose lives are affected by mental illness.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders : Help and resources for people dealing with eating disorders.

National Eating Disorders Association : Support for people and families affected by eating disorders.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline : Hotline and resources for suicide prevention.

Planned Parenthood : Medical and sexual health resources.

Suicide Prevention Services : Intervention, education, and advocacy to help prevent suicide.

Thursday’s Child : Support and hotline for endangered youth.

To Write Love on Her Arms : Resources, help, and inspiration for people struggling with depression, suicide, and self-harm.

WebMD : Health information and tools.

Sexuality and Identity

American Sexual Health Association : Information and resources about sexual health.

COLAGE : Community for children of LGBTQ parents.

GLSEN : Gay, lesbian, and straight education network.

National Center for Transgender Equality : Social justice advocacy and resources for transgender people.

Planned Parenthood : Medical and sexual health resources.

Scarleteen : LGBTQ-friendly sex education for the real world.

Sex, Etc. : Sex education by teens, for teens.

Teensource : Sex + Health + You.

Trans Lifeline : Resources and hotline dedicated to the well-being of transgender people, staffed by transgender people.

The Trevor Project : Crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and resources for LGBTQ youth.

Your Rights

Advocates for Youth : Advocates for youth rights to quality sexual health information and services.

American Civil Liberties Union : Defends and preserves individuals’ constitutional rights.

Center for Children’s Advocacy (Legal Rights of Teens) : Legal information on a variety of topics relating to teens.

Human Rights Campaign : LGBTQ civil rights organization.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration : Information about workers’ rights and protections, including teen workers.


  • Al-Anon/Alateen – 888-425-2666
  • American Pregnancy Helpline – 866-942-6466
  • Baby Safe Haven – 888-510-BABY (2229)
  • Crisis Call Center – 800-273-8255 or text ANSWER to 839863
  • Depression and Bipolar Support – 800-273-TALK (8255)
  • National Adolescent Suicide Hotline – 1-800-621-4000
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline – 800-799-SAFE (7233)
  • The National Runaway Hotline – 1-800-RUNAWAY
  • National Suicide Hotline – 800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – (800) 273-8255
  • Planned Parenthood National Hotline – 800-230-PLAN (7526)
  • Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network – 800-656-HOPE (4673)
  • Thursday’s Child National Youth Advocacy Hotline – 800-USA-KIDS (872-5437)
  • Trans Lifeline – (877) 565-8860
  • The Trevor Project Hotline – (866) 488-7386

Joshua O'Shea
Young Adult Librarian

Joshua O'Shea

“Certainly, set goals and strive toward excellence, but to live a life full of joy, you’ll need to embrace whatever you enjoy regardless of your skill level; anything worth being done is worth being done badly.” — Cami Ostman using Gil Chesterton.

Josh sees the library as a place to explore, grow and create. His passion is to provide a high-grade experience for everyone, offering the same services to every person and tailoring to individual needs. He’s especially excited to work with young adults to make the library a safe space for enjoyment and collaboration.


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