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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 »

Urban Peak – CO

What is Urban Peak? Urban Peak is an organization that offers its services to run away and homeless youths. Such services include housing referrals and options; reunification services and family counseling; referrals for alcohol/drug treatment and counseling; referrals for psychiatric guidance services; recreational and educational groups; transportation assistance; assistance in acquiring birth certificates and identification More »

Youth Villages

Youth Villages Teen Homeless Resources

What Is Youth Villages? Founded in 1986, Youth Villages provides comprehensive services and programs to help build strong families. It aids teenagers in independent living when they age out of state custody. It also offers short-term placements for kids in crisis and restores families via its exhaustive in-home services. It implements treatment models, which are More »

Teenager’s Guide for Relieving Stress

I know that it’s not easy to become a teenager. There are a lot of things that are going on with your life. You are balancing your studies, your love life and your social life. It can be tiresome. Sometimes, you have to relax and to relieve your stress. Do you have an idea how More »

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 »

Kairos

Kairos Young Adult Wilderness Therapy Rescue Youth Resource Guide

What Is Kairos? Kairos is therapeutic expeditions around Utah. It helps troubled and struggling young adults to change for the better through an engaging, compassionate, and safe environment. The center caters to young people, ages 18 to 29, who have issues such as: Attention Deficit Disorders (ADHD/ADD) Opposition and defiance to authorities Beyond parental control More »

Clearview Horizon

Christian Therapeutic Boarding School Rescue Youth Parent Resources

Clearview Horizon Location: Idaho/Montana (students come from all states) Students: Ages: 13-21 Gender: all female Website: Clearviewhorizon.com Phone: (406)847-5850 Clearview Horizon is a home and therapeutic boarding academy for girls, aged 13 to 21, who have inappropriate influences or behaviors. The boarding school is capable of caring for 15 young women with three experienced psychotherapists. More »

What Do You Do If Your Child Starts Lying To You?

Every parent wants to raise a child they can always trust (Even the worst criminals would like to trust their kids). But what happens when your child starts lying to you? What do you do? What most parents do is to start a series of lessons on the ills of lying. But while giving a More »

Saving Teens in Crisis Collaborative

Saving Teens in Crisis Collaborative is a non-profit entity established in 2004 to help troubled teens and their families in dealing with emotional issues related to substance abuse. It also cooperates with educational lawyers, rehabilitation centers, boarding schools, wilderness programs, educational consultants, and health organizations to support and fund these families in completing the therapeutic More »

Youth Link – MN

What Is YouthLink? YouthLink is an organization, which caters to homeless youths, aged 16 to 21. The center provides for their medical care, laundry and shower needs, clothing, and food. Most of these youths come from federal housing or foster care and have stayed the maximum allowed in those programs. Some were also driven out More »

Youth Bridge – Arkansas

Homeless Kids Rescue Youth Parent Resources

What Is Youth Bridge? Youth Bridge offers shelter, counseling, and preventative services, which aims to create better communities and strengthen families. It is a nonprofit organization, which offers its services to the young people plus their families, which have been experiencing behavioral problems, mental health issues, homelessness, addiction, neglect, and abuse. It provides transitional living, More »

Homeless And Travelers Aid Society

Homeless and Travelers Aid Society Rescue Youth Resource Guide

What Is Homeless And Travelers Aid Society? Helping the Capital District of the State of New York, the Homeless, and Travelers Aid Society aids the homeless and the poor so that they can lead safe, self-sufficient, and independent lives. Established in 1924, the society serves as the center for access point, assessment, and intake of More »

Conduct Disorders – A Soft Place to Land for the Battle Weary Parent

Conduct Disorders is a site for parents who have kids with various diagnoses and issues. It offers information on how to raise kids. Its forum allows parents to interact with each other. Established in 1998, the site was created by Deborah McHugh, a teacher in dropout prevention. Conduct Disorders offers a supportive community even for More »

Questions to Ask Before Placing Your Child in Treatment

This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission and the original can be found here. Considering a Private Residential Treatment Program for a Troubled Teen? Questions for Parents and Guardians to Ask Private residential treatment programs for young people offer a range of services, including drug and alcohol treatment, confidence building, military-style discipline, and More »

How to Pay for Counseling and Therapy

Making the decision to send your son or daughter to counseling and/or therapy can be very overwhelming and emotional. Although these resources can help your child tremendously, they also tend to cost a lot of money. If you are thinking about sending your child or teenager to counseling or therapy but aren’t sure how to More »