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A guide to realizing if

your child is at-risk, displaying 

self-destructive behaviors, and

needs your help and intervention.

 

 

Struggling Teens

Call Now!    1-866-620-1418

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

 

 

 

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?

 

What is EMOTIONAL ABUSE?

 

How can I help my OVERWEIGHT

daughter?

 

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?

 

 

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Programs & Services in Georgia

 

Georgia Information  -  Hotlines & Helplines

Programs & Services  -  Helping Resources in Georgia

 

 

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Hotlines & Helplines

 

Carroll Rape Crisis Hotline

770-834-RAPE

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child  

1-800-422-4453

 

Gambling Addiction Helpline

1-800-699-7117

 

Georgia AIDS Information Line

1-800-551-2728

 

Georgia Drug Abuse Hotline

1-800-338-6745

 

Georgia GED Information

1-800-433-4288

 

Georgia School Safety Hotline

1-877-SAY-STOP

 

Georgia Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

Henry County Anonymous Drug Tip Line

678-610-6322

 

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

 

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

1-866-331-9474

 

Poison Help

1-800-222-1222

 

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Stop It Now! Helpline   If a teen is sexually abusing    M-F 9 am-5 pm ET

1-888-PREVENT

1-888-773-8368

 

 

 

SHELTERWOOD

Christian therapeutic boarding school

for teen boys and girls

1-800-584-5005

 

FUTURE MEN

Christian residential program

for young men, ages 16-20

417-546-4171

BONNEVILLE CANYON RETREAT

Life skills learning center

for young men & women, ages 17 & over

1-866-800-9517

 

Programs & Services in Georgia

 

 

 

Camp Magik

Weekend camps in May and October for children, ages 6-17, who have lost a parent, sibling, or other close loved one to any type of death.  Visit Grief.

 

Camp Twin Lakes

Offers year-round recreational, therapeutic, and educational programs for children facing serious illnesses and other physical, emotional and life challenges (e.g., Tourette Syndrome).

 

Center for Black Women's Wellness

404-688-9202

Wellness program,  teen pregnancy prevention programs and information and referral services.  Visit Family Health.

 

CHRIS Kids

404-486-9034

Provides mental health treatment services to children and families in metro Atlanta.  Operates nine therapeutic group homes, two independent living programs and a variety of community programs that help children and families in crisis.  Visit Counseling & Therapy.

 

Covenant House Georgia

1-800-999-9999 24 Hour

Services and programs to help runaway and homeless youth.  Visit Runaways & Missing Children.

 

Families First

404-853-2800  Atlanta

Services include individual and family counseling, teen pregnancy programs, and educational programs.  Visit Counseling & Therapy.

 

Fort Gordon Youth Challenge Academy

706-791-5950

National Guard preventive youth-at-risk program, targets unemployed drug-free and law-free high-school dropouts, 16 to 18 years of age.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Fort Stewart Youth Challenge Academy

912-767-2666

National Guard preventive youth-at-risk program, targets unemployed drug-free and law-free high-school dropouts, 16 to 18 years of age.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Georgia Baptist Children's Home and Family Ministries

770-463-3800

Services include residential programs, maternity homes, teen substance abuse program, and Camp Hawkins, a summer residential camp for children ages 8-20 with varying disabilities such as Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, learning disorders, brain injuries and/or developmental delays.  Visit ADD & ADHD and Learning Disabilities.

 

Grandparent Support in Georgia

Visit Self-Help & Support Groups.

 

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.

 

Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Retardation Resources in Georgia

404-657-2168

Visit Drugs & Teen Substance Abuse.

   

The Vashti Center for Children and Families

229-226-4634

Multi-services agency in Thomasville for children and youth, ages 6-17, and family resource center.  Includes residential treatment, group home, emergency shelter, therapeutic foster care, and Christian counseling.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Focus Adolescent Services