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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 troubled and 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?

 

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?

 

 

 

 

 

Family Help in INDIANA

Programs & Services

 

Indiana Information  -  Hotlines & Helplines

Programs & Services  -  Helping Resources In Indiana

 

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Practical Help, Real Answers

for Adoptive & Foster Parents

The Adoptive & Foster Parent Guide: Help Your Child Heal From Trauma & Loss

Learn more >>

 

 

Hotlines & Helplines

 

Brain Injury Help Line

1-866-854-4246  Indiana statewide

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-Child

1-800-422-445

 

Crisis Line of Northwest Indiana

219-938-0900  Gary

1-800-519-0469  Indiana statewide

 

Indiana Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-332-7385

 

Indiana Family Helpline

1-800-433-0746

1-866-275-1274  TTY / TDD

 

Indiana Missing Children

1-800-831-8953  Indiana State Police

 

Indiana Poison Control Center
1-800-382-9097

 

Indiana Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

Lafayette Crisis Hotline

765-742-0244

 

National AIDS Hotline

1-800-342-2437

 

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 Hotline
1-866-331-9474

 

Poison Help

1-800-222-1222

 

Problem Gambling Help Line

1-800-994-8448  Indiana statewide

 

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Teen Line

1-800-852-8336

 

 

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

 

 

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southcentral Indiana

812-334-2828  Bloomington

812-828-9331  Spencer

Mentoring programs for children, ages 6-17.  Online inquiry and application form.

 

Boone County Directory of Services for Families with Children

This directory helps individuals locate services in Boone County.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Catholic Charities of Southern and Central Indiana

812-332-1262  Bloomington

317-236-1500  Indianapolis

812-547-0903  Tell City

812-232-1447  Terre Haute

1-800-382-9836

An array of services and programs including counseling for individuals, families and youth, parenting education, emergency and crisis services, youth programs.  Visit Counseling & Therapy.

 

Central Indiana Human Services Database

2-1-1

317-926-4357

Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, in partnership with Information & Referral Network (IRN), provides this database as a free service to the community.

 

Domestic Violence Programs in Indiana

1-800-332-7385 24 Hour

The residential and non-residential programs that are listed here primarily provide services to female victims of domestic violence and their children.  All programs provide services either on-site or via referral to male victims of domestic violence, victims of rape, homeless persons, and batterers.  The services offered by residential and most non-residential programs are free of charge.  Visit Abuse.

 

Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries

765-448-1555  Lafayette

Free marriage, family, and individual counseling.  Visit Counseling & Therapy.

 

Family Service Association of Monroe County

812-339-1551

Counseling, parent support, workshops, substance abuse prevention.  Visit Drugs & Teen Substance Abuse.

 

Healthy Communities of La Porte County

Searchable directory of agencies and organizations throughout the La Porte County area.  Visit Adolescence.

 

Indiana Youth Services Association

317-238-6955  Indianapolis

1-866-888-4972

Prevention and intervention programs and youth advocacy.  Visit Directory of Youth Service Bureaus.

 

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.

 

Local Health Departments in Indiana

Visit Family Health.

 

Lutheran Social Services of Indiana

260-426-3347  Fort Wayne

219-838-0996  Griffith

Parenting and family services, including counseling, teen parenting program, and Friendship Camp for developmentally disabled individuals.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Resource Guide for Parents of Bipolar Children (pdf)

Listing of information and resources to assist individuals seeking answers and services for a child who may be experiencing "bipolar-type" symptoms.  Visit Bipolar Disorder.

 

Special Summer Camps 2009 (pdf)

317-232-0570

1-877-851-4106

Listing of camps for special needs children compiled by the Indiana Department of Education.  Visit Summer Camps & Outdoor Programs.

 

St. Monica Home

219-865-2141

Residential home for pregnant teens.  Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues & Concerns.

 

Summer Youth Camps

317-899-8293

Free educational camps and youth programs run by the Indiana State Police for youth, ages 11-17.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Focus Adolescent Services