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A guide to realizing if

your child is at-risk, displaying 

self-destructive behaviors, and

needs your help and intervention.

 

 

 

 Get Kids to Listen

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Learn more how Total Transformation, an at-home program for parents, can help your struggling teen and heal your family

 

 

What are the possible causes of ADD/ADHD behavior?

 

Will being ADOPTED make adolescence  harder for my child?

 

How can I deal with the ANGER

 in our family?

 

Is my teen's BEHAVIOR just normal teenage rebellion?

 

What do parents and teachers need to know about BULLYING?

 

How do I find a THERAPIST for my teen?

 

What is EMOTIONAL ABUSE?

 

How can I help my OVERWEIGHT

daughter?

 

How do I find a good OUTDOOR PROGRAM for my teen?

 

Help!  My teen is a RUNAWAY

 

My teen is cutting.  What do I need to know about  SELF-INJURY?

 

What is 'normal' teen SEXUAL BEHAVIOR and what is cause for concern?

 

How can I help my teen adjust to our STEPFAMILY?

 

What are the signs of TEEN DRINKING and SUBSTANCE ABUSE?

 

 

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Programs & Services in Alabama

 

Alabama Information  -  Hotlines & Helplines

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Hotlines and Helplines

 

2-1-1 Connects Alabama

211  24 Hour

Information about health & human service programs in your community

 

Alabama AIDS Hotline

1-800-228-0469

 

Alabama Child Abuse & Neglect

334-242-9500

 

Alabama Crisis Shelters

1-800-650-6522

 

Alabama Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-650-6522

 

Alabama Mental Health Referral Line

1-800-367-0955

 

Alabama State Fire Marshal's Arson Hotline

1-800-654-0775

 

Alabama Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

Alabama Tobacco Quitline

1-800-QUIT-NOW

 

Central Alabama Crisis Line

205-323-7777

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child  

1-800-422-4453

 

The Crisis Center

205-323-7777 24 Hour

Telephone counseling, suicide intervention, immediate & aftercare services for victims of sexual assault, and referrals for helping agencies in central Alabama

 

Family Sunshine Center

334-263-0218

1-800-650-6522 24 Hour

24-hour crisis assistance & emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence

 

National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE
1-800-787-3224
TDD

 

National Hotlines and Helplines

 

National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-RUNAWAY

1-800-786-2929

 

National Suicide Hotline

1-800-SUICIDE

1-800-784-2433

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) 

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Rape Crisis Centers in Alabama

 

Stop It Now! Helpline 

If a youth is sexually abusing

M-F 9 am-5 pm ET

1-888-PREVENT

1-888-773-8368

 

Victim Assistance Hotline

1-800-626-7676

 

 

 

ACADEMY AT SISTERS

Therapeutic boarding school

for girls, ages 13-18

Watch the video!

1-800-910-0412

 

SHELTERWOOD

Christian therapeutic boarding school

for teen boys and girls,

with year-round enrollment

1-800-584-5005

 

FUTURE MEN

Christian residential program

for young men, ages 16-20,

with year-round enrollment

417-546-4171

 

BONNEVILLE CANYON RETREAT

Life skills learning center

for young men & women, ages 17 and over

1-866-800-9517

 

Programs & Services in Alabama

 

 

 

Alabama County Health Departments (pdf)

Full listing, including addresses, phone numbers, contact names, and an area map of all Alabama county health departments.  Visit Family Health.

 

Alabama Mental Health Services (pdf)

The easiest way to find the services you need in the Alabama Mental Health system is to call the 24-hour referral line at 1-800-367-0955.  You may also use the link above to find the county point of contact for services related to mental illness, intellectual disability, or alcohol and substance abuse services.

 

Alabama Sheriff's Youth Ranches

334-213-2071

Four Christian, family-style residential ranch programs for Alabama's needy, neglected, or abused, school-age children.  Eligibility for long-term residential care in an Alabama Sheriffs' Youth Ranch must be approved by the sheriff of the county in which a child resides.  Visit Schools & Programs.

 

Auburn University Autism Center

334-844-2075

Provides services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families, schools, and agencies.  Visit Asperger Syndrome.

 

The Crisis Center

205-323-7777 24 Hour

Telephone counseling, suicide intervention, immediate and aftercare services for victims of sexual assault, support groups, and referrals to helping agencies in central Alabama.  Visit Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

 

Crisis Services of North Alabama

256-716-1000  Crisis Line

1-800-691-8426  Crisis Line

574-0348  Jackson County
232-0280  Limestone County
716-4052  Madison County
353-8830  Morgan County

Multi-service agency for individuals and families in crisis offering crisis line, emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, individual and group counseling, rape response program, information and referrals to rape survivors, family members & friends, support groups for adults, teens & children, legal advocacy, and hospital & court accompaniment.  Visit Abuse.

 

Daybreak Crisis Recovery Center

256-237‑6300

1-800-656-HOPE 24 Hour Crisis Line

Provides 24-hour, non-judgmental crisis intervention for all rape victims, including individual crisis counseling, Special Investigator services, and referrals to community agencies.  Visit Abuse: Sexual and Teen Dating Violence.

 

Domestic Violence Shelters in Alabama

 

Family Guidance Center of Alabama

1-800-499-6597

334-270-4100  Montgomery

Services for children and families include counseling, support groups, and parenting classes in Montgomery, Birmingham, Troy, and Dothan.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Family Links of Calhoun County

256.820.5911

Programs include Parent Project, an award-winning program designed specifically to help families of strong-willed and/or "out of control" adolescents, Loving Solutions for parents of tough kids, ages 5-10, Success Academy, an alternative school for youth, ages 13-17.  Visit Behavior Problems & Behavioral Disorders.

 

Family Services Center

256- 551-1610

Individual, family, and group counseling on a sliding fee scale.  Also offers teen substance abuse program (ages 12-19), parenting classes, anger management and conflict resolution programs.  Visit Anger in Our Teens & in Ourselves.

 

Family Sunshine Center

334-263-0218

1-800-650-6522 24 Hour

Individual and group counseling, and advocacy services to family violence victims to aid in their recovery, stabilize their lives, and prevent future abuse.  Offers emergency shelter for victims of family violence and anger management/violence prevention program.  Visit Abuse and Teen Violence.

 

Glenwood Autism and Behavioral Health Center

205-969-2880

More than 20 services and programs for children, adolescents, and adults with autism and behavioral disorders.  Visit Oppositional Defiant Disorder.

 

Job Corps

1-800-733-5627

The nation's largest and most comprehensive residential education and job training program for at-risk youth, ages 16-24.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Lifeline Village Maternity Home

205-967-0811  Birmingham

1-800-875-5595

Christian residential care facility for pregnant, abused, neglected and at-risk girls and women.  Along with professional counseling, medical care, and legal assistance, Lifeline provides a safe and secure home for those young women of any age who need a place to live during their pregnancy and who plan to place their unborn child for adoption.

 

Lighthouse Counseling Center

334-286-5980

Drug and alcohol treatment for adults, prevention education for children and adults, and rape counseling Intervention services for any victim.  Visit Abuse: Sexual.

 

Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama

1-800-337-3162

Comprehensive mental health services for persons who are affected by mental illness, emotional disorders, and substance abuse are provided throughout three adjoining counties in North Central Alabama; Lawrence, Limestone and Morgan Counties.  Visit Teen Depression.

 

Pathways to Recovery

256-237-6300

Offered by Daybreak Crisis Recovery Center, this treatment program is designed specifically for sexually reactive children -- children who have been sexually abused and are now acting out in sexual ways towards other children.  Participants must be 16 years of age or younger.  Visit Abuse: Sexual.

 

Focus Adolescent Services