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The following is a list of related resources and links that may be useful.

Publications

For Children and Adolescents:

My Dad Loves Me, My Dad Has a Disease
by Claudia Black (available from Hazelden)

What’s Drunk, MAMA   – available from Al-Anon Family Services

For Adult Children of Alcoholics and Addicts:

It Won’t Happen to Me
by Claudia Black (available from Hazelden)

For Parents:

Choices and Consequences
by Dick Shaefer (available from Hazelden)

Parenting for Prevention : Raising a Child to Say No to Alcohol and Other Drugs
by David J. Wilmes

Power of Parents — Talking with Teens About Alcohol

available from MADD, madd.org

Student Assistance

Commonwealth Student Assistance Program
www.sap.state.pa.us

Mental Health

Suicide Prevention Hotline — Philadelphia
215.686.4420

Suicide Prevention Hotline — National
1.800.784.2433

Healthy Mind and Body, A Resource Guide to Suicide Prevention
www.themedifastplan.com/healthy-mind-and-body-a-resource-guide-to-suicide-prevention/

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
www.afsp.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
www.aacap.org

The Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness
www.nami.org

Internet Safety

Google Online Safety Tools
www.google.com/goodtoknow/familysafety

Safeteens — Smart Social Media Strategies
www.safeteens.com
www.connectsafely.org

Alcohol and Other Drug Information

National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov

PA Liquor Control Board
www.lcb.state.pa.us

Marijuana
www.marijuana-info.org

Club drugs
www.clubdrugs.org

Steriods
www.Steriods.drugabuse.gov

Smoking
www.smoking.drugabuse.gov

HIV and Drugs
www.hiv.drugabuse.gov

 

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Bullying Prevention

Comprehensive information for educators, kids, teens and parents
www.stopbullying.gov

Resources for Parents 

Parents360 Rx Action Toolkit
pact360.org/programs/parents360rx

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
madd.org

Tips for parents on talking to teens about drug and alcohol issues
www.straighttalkforparents.org

Resources for Families

Al Anon Family Services
For adults who are affected by someone else’s drinking problem. Al Anon also sponsors al-ateen groups for adolescents who have a family member whose drinking presents a problem.

Online interactive resources (virtual meetings,etc):   ola-is.org

Local Phone Number (Philadelphia) 215.222.5244

To find a meeting in Pennsylvania: pa-al-anon.org

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Information and materials for young people and their families with a section just for young peoplenacoa.org

Resiliency Sources

National Network for Family Resiliency
www.nnfr.org

Resiliency in Action
www.resiliency.com

Search Institute
www.search-institute.org

Emergency and Crisis Information

Nova (National Office for Victims Assistance)
www.try-nova.org

Federal Emergency Management Agency
www.fema.org

PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency
www.pccd.state.pa.us

Center for Safe Schools
www.center-school.org