Adolescent addiction Treatment Resources
Time To Get Help is a new online resource and community to help parents of teens and young adults gain a better understanding of adolescent alcohol and drug abuse, dependence and addiction; get support from experts and other parents who have been there; and find the right treatment for their child and family.Time To Get Help, along with our Intervention and Treatment e-books, aims to guide parents when they need it most – parents who too often feel ashamed, helpless, alone and lost in a maze of too much or too little information about where to go and what to do next.
Teen Drug Abuse is a website that attempts to educate people about why teens use, what they use, and how those drugs are affecting teens physically, socially, and mentally. This site is full of helpful information about substance abuse.
AddictionCenter.com is a free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need. They help teens and their families by providing information and support on different substances, addictions and recovery resources.
Local Outpatient treatment resources
- Four County Mental Health – http://www.fourcounty.com/
Expert Parenting Advice
Empowering Parents is a website that offers EFFECTIVE parenting advice for child behavior problems from minor to extreme. Resources include:
- Free Parent Newsletters
- Parenting Programs
- Expert Articles
- Parenting Blogs
Other parenting tip lines
Underage drinking – http://www.samhsa.gov/underage-drinking
bullying – http://www.samhsa.gov/topics
Internet Safety Websites
Local Alternative Education Programs
Cell Phone Safety