Resources

 

LGBTQ youth

PFLAG
Support and resources for parents, families, friends and allies of LGBTQ teens; also information on local chapters.

Trans Youth Family Allies
Support and resources specifically for parents of transgender youth.

Self-injury

Cornell Research Program on Self-injury and Recovery (PDF)
Educational information for parents of teens who self-injure.

Drugs

DrugRehab.com
Comprehensive guide for parents on education, prevention, warning signs and what to do.

NIDA for Teens
Facts, treatment information and prevention for parents of teens.

The Medicine Abuse Project
Information and education about prescription drug abuse, includes parent helpline.

The Prevention Coalition
General information how to talk to your kids about drugs, what to look out for, risk factors and resources.

Bullying

http://tobecomeateacher.org/preventing-bullying-cyber-bullying/

How students, educators, and school administrators can prevent bullying and cyberbullying.

Cyberwise
Online safety education for parents and teachers.

Cyber Bullying Research Center
Warning signs, tips and ways to intervene when cyberbullying is occurring.

Stopbullying.gov
General bullying education and resources for parents, teens and educators.

The Parent Action Toolkit (PDF)
Parent action toolkit if your child is being bullied at school, relevant to older and young children.

Suicide

https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=668                                                                    Teen Line staff Cheryl Eskin and Michelle Carlson conduct a webinar on suicide prevention in teens.

Speaking of Suicide
Informational articles for anyone touched by suicide.

Suicide Prevention Resources for Parents/Guardians/Families
Websites and resources for parents concerned about their teen.

Eating Disorders

National Eating Disorders Association
Information on how to support a loved one with an eating disorder.

Bulimia.com
Education and a hotline for parents concerned about a teen’s eating disorder.

BODYWHYS (PDF)
Basic overview of eating disorders for parents.