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SCHOOLS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES

 

 

1-866-620-1418

 

 

 

Abuse Resources in Idaho

 

Bannock Youth Foundation

208-234-1122

Services for runaway and homeless youth, family counseling, adolescent substance abuse project, conflict resolution project, and independent living.

 

Boarding Schools and Residential Programs for Troubled Teens

 

Idaho District Health Departments

 

Idaho Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

 

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.

 

Lee Pesky Learning Center

208-333-0008

Programs for learning disabled youth and  educational and training programs for parents and teachers.  Also offers social skills classes for those struggling with Asperger's Syndrome and other non-verbal learning disabilities.  Located in Boise.

 

Lutheran Community Services

208-323-0996

Adult, family, and child counseling.

 

North Idaho Community Resource Directory

 

Outdoor Programs and Summer Camps

 

Palouse Resource Guide

Community resources in Latah County and Whitman County.

 

Programs for Youth, 18 and Older

 

Safe Place Ministries

208-323-2169

1-888-776-4443

Education, resources, support, and services to individuals, care providers, and churches throughout Idaho, whose lives and ministries have been touched by childhood sexual abuse, domestic violence, and/or sexual assault.

 

Southeast Idaho Resource Directory

 

Treasure Valley Community Resources

208-459-9263

Directory of community resources, information, and referral.

 

Women's and Children's Alliance

208-343-7025 24-Hour Domestic Violence

208-345-7273 24-Hour Rape Crisis

Provides comprehensive supportive services to women and children victimized by physical and sexual violence.

 

Women's and Children's Crisis Center of Boise

208-343-3688 24-Hour

Serves women and children who are survivors of physical, sexual and emotional abuse.

 


 

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TAKE POSITIVE ACTION TO HELP YOUR TEEN AND HEAL YOUR FAMILY

  • Take an honest look at your child's behavior and family situation.

  • Become informed of your child's issues.

  • Network the resources on this page to find referrals to mental health services and supportive programs.

  • Follow through on professional advice and treatment plans.

  • Build a support system from family, friends, and self-help groups.


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IDAHO INFORMATION

 

 

Being Who We Say We Are: "Inside and Out"

Visit Accountability: The Cornerstone of Family Relationships.

 

 

Children's Mental Health Services: A Parent's Guide (pdf)

Emergency Hospitalization of Persons with Mental Illness

Visit Counseling and Therapy.

 

 

Choking game is deadly

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (pdf)

Idaho STD/HIV/AIDS Statistics

Visit Teen Sexual Behaviors: Issues and Concerns.

 

 

Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Idaho (pdf)

Medicaid for Families and Children

Visit Family Health.

 

 

Domestic Violence in Idaho

Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual.

 

 

Drugs & Drug Abuse in Idaho

 

 

Idaho Health

A gateway to health services and information in Idaho from the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.

Visit Family Health.

 

 

Meth Labs:  Are They in your Neighborhood? (pdf)

Meth is my Neighbor

The Methamphetamine Problem

Local drug enforcers struggle in meth war

Visit Methamphetamine.

 

 

Missing Children in Idaho

Visit Runaways and Missing Children.

 

 

No Child Left Behind in Idaho (pdf)

Visit If a Teen Begins to Fail in School, What Can Parents and Teachers Do?.

 

 

Overweight and Obese in Idaho (pdf)

Visit Moms! Help Your Overweight Daughter.

 

 

Report Child Abuse and Neglect (pdf)

Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.

 

 

Sex Offender Registry in Idaho

Idaho Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification

Idaho's Violent Sexual Predators

Lewiston Sexual Offenders

Scouts' Honor

What To Do: Taking the Next Step

Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect and Adolescent Sex Offenders.

 

 

Suicide in Idaho: Myths, Facts, Statistics

Visit Teen Suicide.

 

 

Teen Pregnancy in Idaho

Talking to Your Kids About SEX

Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues and Concerns.

 

 

Vaccine Liberation

Visit Family Health.

 

 

What Parents Should Know About the Juvenile Justice System

Family Law in Idaho

Visit When Your Teen is in Trouble with the Law.

 

 


ORGANIZATIONS

 

Autism Society of America - Treasure Valley Chapter

208-336-5676

Advocacy, education, and public awareness.  Visit Asperger Syndrome.

 

Brain Injury Association of Idaho

208-342-0999

1-888-374-3447

Promotes awareness, understanding and
prevention of brain injury through support, advocacy and education based on the expressed needs of persons effected by brain injury.

 

Children's Health Insurance Program

1-800-926-2588

Free or low-cost health insurance for children under 19 years of age.  Visit Family Health.

 

Comprehensive Advocacy, Inc.

1-866-262-3462

Assists people with disabilities to protect, promote, and advance their legal and human rights, through quality legal, individual, and system advocacy.  Visit Special Education.

 

Drug Free Idaho

208-345-3632

Promotes drug-free communities and workplaces.  Visit Drugs and Teen Substance Abuse.

 

Idaho Coalition for Natural Health

Supports the interests of the natural health care community and freedom of health care choices in Idaho.  Visit Family Health.

 

Idaho Council on Domestic Violence and Victim Assistance

1-800-291-0463

208-334-6512  Boise

Information for victim advocates and crime victims.  Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.

 

Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

1-800-905-3436

Statewide parent-run organization focused on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders and their families.  Visit Teen Behavior Problems and Behavioral Disorders.

 

Idaho Missing Persons Clearinghouse

1-888-777-3922

Idaho's resource center for missing persons serves to coordinate  information on Idaho missing persons.  Visit Runaways and Missing Children.

 

Idaho Parents Unlimited

208-342-5884

1-800-242-4785

Information to individuals with disabilities, their families and other interested individuals with disabilities and projects and activities that provide educational opportunities.  Visit Learning Disabilities.

 

National Alliance for Idaho The Idaho division for the National Alliance Against Mandated Mental Health Screening & Drugging of Children helps Idaho families with information about so-called ADD or ADHD behaviors and the drugs used for treatment.  Visit ADD/ADHD.

 

SPAN Idaho - Suicide Prevention Action Network

208-860-1703

Provides leadership for suicide prevention in Idaho.  Visit Teen Suicide.

HOTLINES AND HELPLINES

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child

1-800-422-4453

 

Domestic Violence Hotline

208-343-7025

 

Idaho CareLine

211

1-800-926-2588

 

Idaho Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

Idaho Suicide Prevention and Hotline

1-800-564-2120

 

Magic Valley Crisis Line

733-0100

1-800-882-3236

 

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

 

North Idaho Crisis Numbers

 

Poison Help

1-800-222-1222

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Rape Crisis Hotline

208-345-7273

 

SOS Teen Hotline

1-800-949-0057

 

Stop It Now! Helpline

M-F 9 am-5 pm ET

1-888-PREVENT

1-888-773-8368

 

Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information

 

 


BOOKS

 

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How to Really Parent Your Teenager

Ross Campbell

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SUPPORT

 

Self-Help and Support Groups

 

Al-Anon and Alateen: Getting In Touch

1-888-4AL-ANON

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in Idaho

 

Alcoholics Victorious Support Groups

 

Anxiety Disorder Self-Help Support Groups

 

Asperger Support Group of Boise

 

Because I Love You Parent Support Group

 

Bereaved Parents (Coeur d'Alene)

 

Brain Injury Support Groups

 

CoDependents Anonymous

 

Compassionate Friends Chapters

1-877-969-0010

 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous

 

Eating Disorders Anonymous

 

Emotions Anonymous

 

Families Anonymous

1-800-736-9805

 

Grandparent Support in Idaho

 

HEARTBEAT (Survivors of Suicide Grief Support)

 

Idaho Falls Family Support Groups

 

Marijuana Anonymous

1-800-766-6779

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - Idaho-Washington Area

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - North Idaho

 

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) - Southern Region

 

OCD Support Groups

 

Overeaters Anonymous

 

Overcomers Outreach Meeting Locations

1-800-310-3001

 

Parents Anonymous

 

Stepfamily Association of America Local Chapters

1-800-735-0329

 

Support Groups for Survivors of Suicide



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