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September 25, 2017

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School counselors, nurses, school psychologists, and social workers, have assembled some links to sites dealing with issues of special concern to teenagers and/or their parents. We’ve divided these sites into categories listed below for student and/or parent use. Please know that your high school helping professionals may be directly contacted if there are further questions or concerns about personal counseling issues.

 

  Family Resources

Family Resources

 

Alcohol/Substance Abuse Informational Links

 

Anti-Bullying Information

 

Attention Deficit Disorder

 

Child Abuse

  • Childhelp USA  - Child Abuse resource including information on prevention, treatment and reporting.
  • Childabuse.com  - Another on-line resource with a wide variety of information on child abuse

 

Community Resources

 

Dating Violence/Rape

  • National Centers for Victims of Crimes Information site from the National Centers for Victims of Crimes
  • Vera House Teen Page -  Do you know the difference between sexual harassment and sexual assault? How can you tell if your boyfriend or girlfriend is being abusive? Why do domestic and sexual violence happen?  This site answers these questions and more.

 

Depression and Suicide

 

Eating Disorders

  • National Eating Disorders Association -  A comprehensive resource site regarding eating disorders.
  • Anred.com - Informational website by Anorexia and Related Eating Disorders, Inc.
  • How to Spot Eating Disorders -  Various articles about eating disorders. At search prompt, enter "Eating Disorders" for more articles about this topic.
  • Ophelia's Place - Ophelia's Place offers support and encouragement to individuals, family and friends faced with the personal challenges and obstacles associated with eating disorders.
  • Bulimia Nervosa Resource Guide - This Web site provides a one-stop comprehensive resource on bulimia nervosa for anyone who wants to understand the disorder and how to support a family member or friend with bulimia nervosa.

 

Health and Wellness

  • DrugFree - A resource for Families including Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery. Help surrounding issues related to drug and alcohol abuse/misuse.
  • Teen Health & Wellness - A data base which provides students with support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, work readiness, and more.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - The mission of NIDA is to lead the nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

 

Mental Health Concerns

 

 

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