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Resources for Parents and Community

Resources for Parents and Community

 

STOPit helps with the well-being of your child and your community. Please use the links below to get the help you need.

Bullying

What is Bullying:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/index.html
Information provided by stopbullying.gov; A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Roles kids play in bullying:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/what-is-bullying/roles-kids-play/index.html

Warning Signs of Bullying:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/at-risk/warning-signs/index.html

Support for youth if they are bullied:
StompOutBullying
StompOutBullying is a national website with a 24-7 web-chat service for teens to find access to help for support about bullying. Trained counselors monitor the chat room to provide support and assistance to teens who are looking for advice.

Are you Bullied? Gain Confidence:
http://nobullying.com/gaining-confidence/
Nobullying.com is an online forum aimed at educating, advising, counselling and all importantly, helping to stop bullying, in particular, cyber bullying.

Discrimination

Teaching Young Children about Race:
www.teachingforchange.org/teaching-about-race

Anti-Bias Resources:
https://www.adl.org/education/resources/tools-and-strategies/anti-bias-resources
Anti-Defamation League

LGBTQ harassment:
www.dayofsilence.org
The GLSEN Day of Silence brings attention to anti-LGBTQ name-calling, bullying and harassment and effective responses

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support:
http://tolerance.org/sites/default/files/documents/PBIS_factsheet_flier_web.pdf

Drugs and Alcohol

Abuse information and how to talk with kids about it:
https://www.drugabuse.gov/parents-educators
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); Find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact

Find Treatment:
http://www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Drug Information Treatment and Referral Hotline; Provides information, support, treatment options, and referrals to local rehab centers for drug or alcohol problems. Operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. 800-662-HELP (4357) (toll free)

Get Help Resources:
http://www.ncadd.org
National help resources

Get Information:
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Makes available free informational materials on many aspects of alcohol use, alcohol abuse, and alcoholism. (301) 443-3860

Be Drug Free:
http://www.drugfree.org
Drug Free: A nonprofit support group

Peer Pressure:
http://www.thecoolspot.gov/
The Cool Spot: The young teen's place for information on alcohol and resisting peer pressure.

Depression

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Trained professionals available to help, not pry

S.A.F.E. Alternatives (Self-Abuse Finally Ends):
www.selfinjury.com
Information Line to help avoid self harm

Cyber Abuse / Cyber Bullying

Digital Awareness for Parents and Community:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/digital-awareness-for-parents/index.html

Prevent Cyberbullying:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/prevention/index.html

Sexting

Digital Awareness for parents:
https://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/digital-awareness-for-parents/index.html

Tips on removing images:
http://www.childline.org.uk/explore/onlinesafety/pages/sexting.aspx
ChildLine and the Internet Watch Foundation have partnered to help children get sexual or naked images removed from the internet.

Tips on what to do if being cyber-sexted:
https://www.childline.org.uk/Play/GetInvolved/Pages/sexting-zipit-app.aspx
ChildLine have created Zip-It, an app that provides witty comebacks in order to help young person say no to requests for naked images.

Information:
https://childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/online-mobile-safety/sexting
Information on the ChildLine website for young people about sexting.

How to handle sexting:
PDF:So You Got Naked Online
The Safer Internet Centre has produced resources called 'So You Got Naked Online' which help young people to handle incidents of sexting.

Sexual Harassment

RAINN:
https://rainn.org/types-sexual-violence

Parent Safety Tips:
https://www.rainn.org/safety-parents

Warning Signs:
https://www.rainn.org/warning-signs

Violence and Threats

National Association of Schools Psychologists:
School Violence Prevention Tips for Parents and Educators
Get information including tips for parents about educators about prevention of violence.


 
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