North Texas Youth Connection – TX. Resources for parents of teenagers, including therapeutic boarding schools and therapeutic boarding schools and homes for troubled youth.

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North Texas Youth Connection – TX

North Texas Youth Connection provides emergency shelter for runaway, abused, and homeless teens. It also offers crisis intervention counseling free for children up to 17 years old, including their family, in some 15 counties in North Texas. Homeless, runaway, and child abuse preventions programs are also offered in communities. North Texas Youth Connection has prevention More »

Childhelp Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse

Childhelp’s purpose is to provide for the spiritual, educational, emotional, and physical needs of at-risk, neglected, and abused children. A non-for profit organization, Childhelp is an independent organization, which promotes children’s rights against neglect and abuse. Primarily focused on community outreach, treatment, prevention, and advocacy, it was established in 1959 and has become the leading More »

Underage Tattoos Are a Form of Child Abuse

If you’re considering taking your child to get some ink, you may need to think again. Aside from the fact that tattooing a minor is illegal, allowing your child to get tattooed may actually lead to child abuse, endangerment and cruelty charges. What’s the Big Deal? The issue at hand in cases of minors getting 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 »

Youth Emergency Services & Shelter – IA

What Is Youth Emergency Services & Shelter Of Iowa? Youth Emergency Services & Shelter of Iowa is a nonprofit and private organization located in Des Moines, Iowa. Established in 1973, YESS has been helping kids and their families. Catering to children up to 17 years old, the organization provides counseling, crisis care, respite, and emergency More »

Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting

Good Cop Bad Cop Parenting Rescue Youth Articles

Good Cop/Bad Cop Parenting by James Lehman, MSW If you and your spouse take opposing roles in dealing with your kids, you’re not alone. Many parents take on the roles of “good cop” and “bad cop” in the family. For instance, Dad is the kid’s best buddy, and mom is the nag. Or dad is strict 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 »