Other Help Resources

Below are some emergency links and hotlines as well as some other helpful/educational links for Teens and/or Parents.  To submit your organization for our online resource guide and future print guides, please email Info@AdolescentBehavioralConsulting.com.

NATIONAL RESOURCES:

GENERAL TEEN
Boys Town National Hotline   1-800-448-3000
Teen Problems Website

ALCOHOL & DRUGS
National Alcohol & Substance Abuse Information Center   1-800-784-6776
National Drug & Alcohol Treatment Referral Routing Service   1-800-662-4357
– Drug & Alcohol Treatment Hotline   1-800-662-HELP

TEEN/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Teen Dating Abuse   1-866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence Hotline   1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Break the Cycle Organization for Teens (The Safe Space)

MENTAL HEALTH HOTLINES
National Mental Health Association Hotline 1-800-273-8255
– Self Injury Hotline   1-800-DON’T-CUT (366-8288)
– Youth Crisis Hotline   1-800-HIT-HOME
Depression and Bipolar Support 1-800-271-TALK (8255)

SUICIDE
National Hopeline Network   1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   1-800-273-TALK (8255)

CHILD ABUSE/RAPE
Childhelp USA National Child Abuse Hotline   1-800-4-A-CHILD (422-4453)
Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network   1-866-656-HOPE (4673)

SCHOOL VIOLENCE
Speak Up   1-866-SPEAK-UP (773-2587)

TEEN PREGNANCY
American Pregnancy Helpline  1-866-942-6466
Birthright International   1-800-550-4900
Planned Parenthood National Hotline   1-800-230-PLAN (7526)

SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered National Youth Talkline   1-800-246-PRIDE (7743) – Open Only M-F 8pm – 12am

OTHER LINKS:
Family First Aid
Troubled Teen Wizard (Boarding Schools & Programs)
Teen Depression
Teens & Social Networking

HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CHILD IS ON DRUGS:

Brandon’s Project
Hoping to have his addiction be a lesson to other families, Brandon shares his story. As cameras follow Brandon, he reveals information parents should know about their children and drug addiction.
http://www.drphil.com/slideshows/slideshow/1669/?id=1669&slide=0&showID=0&preview=&versionID=

How to tell if your teen is using and taking action to intervene
http://timetoact.drugfree.org/

Myths and Facts About Marijuana
http://www.theantidrug.com/ei/myths-and-facts-about-marijuana.asp

Drug Paraphernalia, What to Watch For
http://www.theantidrug.com/ei/watch_for.asp

Signs and Symptoms of Teen Drinking and Drug Use
http://www.theantidrug.com/ei/signs_symptoms.asp

Teens with Problems
http://www.teenswithproblems.com/drugabuse.html

How Can I Tell if My Child is Using Drugs
http://www.stcharles.k12.mo.us/parent_to_parent/Could%20My%20Child%20Be%20In%20Trouble.html
http://www.teensusingdrugs.org/sands.pdf