National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Resources for parents of teenagers, including Christian boarding schools and boarding schools and boarding schools troubled teens.

Resources For Parents

Abduction
Jimmy Ryce Center


Abuse/Neglect Children's Rights
Exploited Children's Help Organization


ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) / ADHD






































About Kids Health
ADD Association
ADDitude
ADDitude
ADHD & You
alot Health
alot Health
Attention Deficit Disorder Association
Attention Magazine
Boystown
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Child Development Institute
Child Mind Institute
Child Mind Institute
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Empowering Parents
Everyday Health
Healthline
Help for ADD
Help Guide
HelpGuide
Internet Special Education Resources
Kids Health
LD Online
Lifescript
Lifescript
Mayo Clinic
Medicine Net
Mental Health America
Nat'l Resource on ADHD
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health
National Resource Center on ADHD
Parenting Teens
Parents Medication Guide
Teen Mental Health
Teen Mental Health
US Nat'l Library of Medicine
Web MD
Young Men's Health


Advocacy National Youth Advocate Program


Anxiety Anxiety
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Anxiety BC
Teen Mental Health
Worry Wise Kids


Attachment Disorders Advanced Parenting for Challenging Children
Attach
Institute for Attachment and Child Development
Focus on the Family

Bipolar Disorder















Bipolar Happens
Bipolar Hope
Bipolar News
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Child Mind Institute
DBSA Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Empowering Parents
Everyday Health
Healthline
Help Guide
HelpGuide
Int'l Bipolar Foundation
Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation
Mayo Clinic
Medicine Net
Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Institute of Mental Health
Parents Medication Guide
Teen Mental Health
Teen Mental Health
Web MD

Bullying


















About Kids Health
Boystown
Child Mind Institute
Empowering Parents
Everyday Health
Focus on the Family
Healthline
HelpGuide
Jeremiah Project 51
Kids Health
Lifescript
Mayo Clinic
Medicine Net
Mental Health America
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health
National Bullying Prevention Center
PACER
Parenting Teens
Reach Out
Stomp Out Bullying
Stop Bullying
Stop Bullying Now Foundation
Stop Cyberbullying
Very Well
Web MD


Bullying (online)



Empowering Parents
HelpGuide
HelpGuide
Troubled Teens
Very Well


Cutting Adolescent Self Injury Foundation
Healthy Place
S.A.F.E. Alternatives
Self Injury Foundation
Teen Mental Health
To Write Love on Her Arms


Depression




























About Kids Health
Anxiety and Depression Assn of America
Balanced Mind Parent Network (BMPN)
Child Mind Institute
DBSA Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Dr Sarah Ravin
Empowering Parents
Erika's Lighthouse
Everyday Health
Healthline
Healthy Children
Help Guide
HelpGuide
Int'l Bipolar Foundation
Kids Health
Kristin Brooks Hope Center
Lifescript
Mayo Clinic
Medicine Net
Mental Health America
Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Parenting Strategies
Parenting Teens
Parents Medication Guide
PsychCentral
Teen Mental Health
To Write Love on Her Arms
Troubled Teens
Ulifeline
Very Well
Web MD
Young Men's Health
Youth Move National


Drug Abuse, Substance Abuse, Alcohol Abuse










































About Kids Health
Action Family Foundation
Action Hotline
Al-Anon Family Groups
Alateen
Alateen
Alcoholics Anonymous
Balanced Mind Parents Network
Boystown
Child Mind Institute
CRC Health
D.A.R.E.
Dr Phil
Drug Abuse
Empowering Parents
Everyday Health
Healthline
Healthy Children
Help Guide
HelpGuide
Island Health
Kids Health
Kids Health
Lifescript
MADD
Medicine Net
Nar-Anon Family Groups
Narcotics Anonymous
Nat'l Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Nat'l Drug Info Treatment and Referral Hotline
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health
National Institute for Drug Addiction for Teens
Parenting Strategies
Partnership for Drug Free Kids
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
SAHM Society for Adolescent Health and Medecine
SAMHSA Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Smart Recovery
Teen Challenge
Teens with Problems
Web MD
Young Men's Health


Eating Disorders (Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia)


























About Kids Health
Anorexia Nervosa & Related Eating Disorders
Avalon Hills Foundation
Binge Eating Disorder Association
CBS News
Child Mind Institute
CRC Health
Eating Disorder Referral/ Information Center
Eating Disorders Coalition
Eating Disorders Online
Empowering Parents
Everyday Health
FEAST Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders
Healthline
Healthy Children
HelpGuide
Huffington Post
Kids Health
Lifescript
Maudsley Parents
Mayo Clinic
Mirror Mirror
Nat'l Eating Disorders
Nat'l Eating Disorders
Nat'l Eating Disorders Assn.
Nat'l Eating Disorders Collaboration
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
National Eating Disorders Association
Overeaters Anonymous
Parenting Teens
SAHM Society for Adolescent Health and Medecine
Something Fishy
Web MD
Young Men's Health


Medication Assistance Needy Meds
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Medicine Program


Missing Children A Child Is Missing Alert Program
Child Find of America
Child Watch of North America
Laura Recovery Center
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Nevada Child Seekers
The National Missing Children Organization, Inc.


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Beyond OCD
International OCD Foundation
Teen Mental Health
Worry Wise Kids


Prostitution
Children of the Night

Runaways




Empowering Parents
Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness
Nat'l Runaway Safeline
Polly Klaas Foundation
United Action for Youth
Youth Crisis Center


Schizophrenia Bipolar News
Teen Mental Health


Self Harm















Boystown
Child Mind Institute
Everyday Health
Family Circle
Healthline
Kids Health
LA Times
Lifescript
Mayo Clinic
Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Newsweek
S.A.F.E. Alternatives hotline
Self
Teen Mental Health
US News & World Report
Web MD


Sexual Exploitation Paul & Lisa, Inc


Sex Offender Treatment National Youth Advocate Program


Suicide American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Kristin Brooks Hope Center
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Teen Mental Health


Teen Violence


Empowering Parents
HelpGuide
Nat'l Institute of Mental Health
Troubled Teens


General Parenting Help































About Parenting
Action Hotline
Boystown
By Parents For Parents
Dr Phil
Empowering Parents
FOCUS Adolescent Services
Girls Health
HealthCare.Gov
Healthline
Healthy Children
HelpGuide
Kansas Children's Service League
Kids Health
Mental Health America
Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Nat'l Institute on Menta Health
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
NY Times
ParentCentral.Net
Parents Anonymous Inc.
Parents Helping Parents
Partnership for Drug-free Kids
PsychCentral
Raising Troubled Kids
Scientific American Magazine
Teen Mental Health
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Very Well
Web MD
WikiHow
Working Mother
Young Men's Health

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a toll-free, 24-hour, confidential hotline for suicide prevention, which targets everybody who is in emotional distress or suicidal crisis. Just by calling the hotline, anybody’s call is directed to the crisis center, which is nearest the origin of the call. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has at least 150 More »

Right Direction Crisis Intervention

What Is Right Direction Crisis Intervention? Right Direction Crisis Intervention helps young people in difficult situations. The employees of Right Direction are all trained on non-violent crisis intervention. The Interventionists observe high standards so that they can role models. Right Direction Crisis Intervention Program The Interventionists of Right Direction Crisis Intervention are trained not to More »

College Financial Aid

The US Department of Education through the Federal Student Aid provides financial assistance to eligible students so they can pursue their college education. The Federal Student Aid provides a very important financial support for student and their families. Today, it functions by providing education to students and families on how they can obtain financial aid. More »

Sound Parent

Sound Parent, based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, is a parent coaching service, which is known nationally for its effectiveness. It caters to parents who feel hopeless, discouraged, confused, or overwhelmed due their problems with their children. Through parent coaching, a parent is helped to understand her present situation, identify what is working, and set goals More »

Parent Coach Professionals

Parent Coach Professionals offer guidance and support for families who have a struggling young adult or teen. It offers a non-therapeutic approach in order to empower and direct families who are searching for ways to resolve conflict and find new directions to family encouragement and success in order to maintain involvement and consistency. Parents often More »

One Tough Job

One Tough Job is both a website and campaign, which is sponsored by the Massachusetts Children’s Trust Fund. The Trust Fund has been in existence since 1988 and has been working for the protection of children and strengthening of families. It also aims to support parents by offering information and skills so that they can More »

CHRIS Kids

CHRIS Kids

What Is CHRIS Kids? The Atlanta Junior League with the Menninger Foundation founded CHARLEE (Children Have All Rights – Legal, Educational, and Emotional) in 1981 in order to serve neglected and abused youth in metro Atlanta. Beginning with three group homes, CHARLEE began serving children with therapeutic and mental health needs in foster care. CHARLEE More »

Mental Health Services

In order to improve and contain health care, behavioral health must also be taken into consideration. There are individuals who have substance use and mental issues, which have been alienated from the present health care system. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration offers resources and leadership through grants, contracts, data and information, policies, More »

Vive!

Help your Teenager Suceed

What Is Vive? Vive is an organization offering therapeutic mentoring for teenagers along with coaching their parents for the much need support. Both parents and mentors support the family by offering real time, experiential support in the teenager’s home. Vive has regional offices in Boston, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Denver/Boulder, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. More »

CafeMom

CafeMom is an online meeting place for mothers. It is where moms can get and give advice, connect, make friends, and can be entertained. It was established in latter part of 2006 and now has more than 9 Million unique visitors every month. CafeMom offers services such as moderating, programming, and hosting various communities, which More »

Teens on Motorcycles: Easy Rider or Hell on Wheels?

Hitting the road can give your teen that all-important freedom and independence they crave. However, the road rules between bikes and motorcycles can be vast, as can the chances of accidents and injuries. According to statistics, the risk of dying in a motorcycle crash is 16 times more likely than if someone is involved in More »

Teen Drug Addiction Information

The National Institutes of Health, through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, launched a website to help teach adolescents, aged 11 to 15, about drug abuse. Catering to teachers and parents as well, the institute was able to tap teenagers while developing the site so that its content appropriately addresses their concerns in a timely More »

Minette Riordan, Ph.D, Certified Parent Coach

Connecting people to each other is Minette Riordan’s passion because she believes that it is the bedrock of true happiness. Minette is continuously trying to search for ways to help people so that they will be able to connect with their higher self and with other people. She is a business owner, a community volunteer, More »

Practical Solutions Parent Coaching

Practical Solutions Parent Coaching is an entity founded by Rhonda Moskowitz with the aim of helping parents deal with child-oriented dilemmas. Rhonda Moskowitz is a parenting consultant, administrator, and trained educator. She has a Master’s degree holder in K-12 Learning and Behavior Disabilities as well as parent coaching certification. With more than ten years experience, More »

Stages of Teen Development

Teen development is important because it involves social, emotional, mental, and physical changes. Many of these changes happen during puberty where a teenager becomes mature sexually. Puberty occurs between 10 to 14 years old for girls and 12 to 16 years old for boys. When a teenager’s body changes, he will surely have many questions regarding sexual health. Noticeable changes during puberty include development of one’s unique opinions and personality as well as being influenced greatly by peers. Teenagers also start to establish their independence from their parents as well as increased ability to differentiate right and wrong.