Web sites for Parents of Teens

    Health and Safety

    www.notmykid.org  Find out more about substance abuse, eating disorders, alcohol abuse and binge drinking, depression and self-injury, bullying and internet safety, safe dating, and other topics.


    http://www.helpyourteens.com  For the past several years Parent's Universal Resource's has assisted families with valuable information and resources for their children and teens that are at risk.  Teens that are struggling with today's peer pressure, experimenting with drugs and alcohol, and simply good kids starting to make bad choices.


    http://www.webmd.com/ WebMD provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. (Copy and paste address if link doesn't work)



    www.montanameth.org  Montana Meth Project. Find out how this project has dramatically reduced the Meth use in the state, and number of Meth related incidents, along with facts about Methamphetamine and its impact on youth.


    Books and Media Reviews

    http://www.factsonfiction.org   A resource for parents, teachers and educators so they can determine if a book may be appropriate for a particular child to read. (Copy and paste URL)


    http://www.commonsensemedia.org/  Media is fun and our kids love it. We also know that kids now spend so much time absorbing its messages and images that it has become "the other parent" in their lives. As a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we exist to provide parents with trustworthy information to help manage their kids' media lives


    Violence/Abuse Prevention

    http://www.safeyouth.org  National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center:  A Federal resource for communities working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.

    http://www.prevent-abuse-now.com/register.htm  Contains links to sex offender registers.


    Internet Safety for Students and Parents

    http://www.isafe.org/  This is the source for the information used in Internet Safety Instruction.
    http://www.bewebaware.ca  Tools you need to help keep your kids safe on-line.
    http://www.myspacesafetytips.com  Contains articles on keeping safe on MySpace.
    Parents: Make sure you have your computer where you can monitor your kids.
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