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If your teen is in trouble you may be feeling:

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Confused

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Manipulated

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Betrayed

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Frustrated

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Exhausted

Bullet Desperate Bullet Angry Bullet Guilty
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Embarrassed

Bullet Scared Bullet Worried Bullet Discouraged
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Helpless

Bullet Upset Bullet Sad    

There is hope, there is help... Take the step, make the call...

 
Crisis Hotlines—7 days a week/24 hours a day

National Crisis Hotline
800-273-TALK (8255)

Self-Abuse Finally Ends (SAFE)
800-DONTCUT (366-8288)

National Suicide Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433) or 1-877-SUICIDA (784-2432)

Befrienders Worldwide
(numbers listed for 40 different countries)
www.befrienders.org

Mental Health Professionals
To find professionals to evaluate your teen’s challenges and provide guidance as to what type of help your teen needs (if any at all), contact the organizations below or ask your pediatrician/family practice physician, family members, friends, religious/spiritual leaders, or your teen’s school for referrals.

Finding a Clinical Psychologist
American Psychological Association (APA)
locator.apa.org
or call your state association and ask them for recommendations based on your specific situation
www.apa.org/practice/refer.html

 

Finding a Child Psychiatrist
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists (AACAP)
office.aacap.org/eseries/ScriptContent/CUSTOM/MEMBER_search.cfm

 

Finding a Social Worker
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
www.socialworkers.org/register

 

Finding a Marriage & Family Therapist
American Academy of Marriage and Family Therapists
www.aamft.org/therapistlocator

 

Finding a Psychiatric Nurse
American Psychiatric Nurse Association
www.apna.org

 

Finding a Substance Abuse Program
Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Association (SAMHSA)
dasis3.samhsa.gov

 

Support Groups for Parents
An important step for your teen is getting support for yourself... Sometimes this may need to be the 1st step.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
800-950-NAMI (6264)
www.nami.org

 

Alanon
888-4ALANON (425-2666)
www.al-anon.alateen.org

 

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
301-306-7070
www.chadd.org

Unexplained Substance in Your Teen’s Room?
If you have found pills, other “substances” or possible drug paraphernalia in your teen’s room, backpack, or pockets, click on the links below for help in deciphering if they are something to worry about. 

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
www.drugfree.org/Parent/Drug_Guide/ByImage

 

Parents—The Anti-Drug
www.theantidrug.com/ei/watch_for.asp

DrugWatch

DrugWatch.com

Street Names and Slang Terms for Alcohol/Drugs
Teens often seem to have a language of their own. Click the link below for street names and slang terms for alcohol/drugs.

www.whitehousedrugpolicy.gov/streetterms/ByType.asp?intTypeID=53

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