Teens on Motorcycles: Easy Rider or Hell on Wheels?. Resources for parents of teenagers, including schools for troubled teens and alternative schools for troubled youth and boarding schools.

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

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.

Scholarship Scam Alerts

Many legitimate companies promote their organization as an entity, which can provide scholarship listings for students for a fee between $10 and $400 while some entities charge fees for matching a student’s profile to a list of scholarships where the student can apply. Most of these entities do not promise or guarantee grants or scholarships. More »

Hotline Directory

National Teen Helpline Suicide Prevention Rescue Youth Parent Resource Guide

USA NATIONAL SUICIDE HOTLINES–Toll-Free / 24 hours / 7 days a week 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) http://hopeline.com/ 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255) http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/   TEEN 2 TEEN HOTLINE–Are you in need of someone to talk to? Someone who will really hear you…. without judging or criticizing you? Right now, there are trained peer counselors your age, waiting to talk with More »

Club Drugs

Raves are mostly found in metropolitan areas and are being introduced to rural areas as well. They are all-night, high-energy dances, which have flashing laser lights and hard pounding techno-music. These parties are often held in empty buildings, open fields, abandoned warehouses, and permanent dance clubs. Organizers advertise these parties as “alcohol free,” “drug free”and“safe.” More »

Bonding With Your Newborn – What if it’s Not Instant?

When you’re a new parent, the bond that you form with your baby will create a relationship that will last a lifetime. Though most parents have little trouble forming this important attachment with their new little one, many have trouble, causing feelings of self-doubt, guilt and worry. Although this is a crucial attachment, like in More »

Parenting Magazine

Parenting Magazine was launched by Time Inc. in 1987 for American families. The magazine was divided in 2009 into two targeting different markets: the Parenting Early Years are for mothers with infants up to preschoolers while Parenting School Years are for mothers with kids from Kindergarten to 12 years old. The magazine averages 2,200,000 copies More »

Parenting Teens & Tweens Support Group

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/teens_and_tweens/

Parent Further Resource for Families

ParentFurther helps parents raise successful, responsible, healthy, and caring children. It offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource, which builds a one-of-a-kind community, which offers access to everyday, practical steps and support with various parenting issues. The tools and information offered are all research-based which have been proven and tested. With ParentFurther, parents are provided with More »

Your Teen, A Magazine for Parents

Includes a wide range of articles from parent and teen relationships to discipline and teen health. http://yourteenmag.com/ Related articles “Don’t Lecture Me” – 3 Ways to Impart Wisdom to Your Teen Without Lecturing Frontline’s “Inside the Teenage Brain” Psychopathic Traits In Teens Not Cast In Stone Essentials of Teen Nutrition: What to Feed your Teen More »

Break the Cycle Empowering Youth to End Domestic Violence

Current statistics say that about 1/3 of the teenagers who go on a date will be abused and of that 1/3, at least 2/3 of them won’t report the incident to anyone. Thus, teen dating violence is an issue that must be dealt with as a silent yet urgent epidemic. Break the Cycle, a national More »

Dealing With Aggressive Children

aggressive kids fighting rescue youth parenting resources

Although aggressive behavior such as hitting, screaming, and even biting is not seen as all that unusual from a child of one or two years of age, the same conduct in children merely a year or two older is often seen as cruel and problematic. Controlling feelings and emotions is, however, a learned skill and More »