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What do parents and teachers need to know about BULLYING?
What is EMOTIONAL ABUSE?
How can I help my OVERWEIGHT
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What is 'normal' teen SEXUAL BEHAVIOR and what is cause for concern?
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Christian therapeutic boarding school
for teen boys and girls,
with year-round enrollment
Christian residential program
for young men, ages 16-20
Therapeutic boarding school
for girls, ages 13-18
Community mental health center for Jefferson County provides family and children's services, counseling, and adolescent alcohol and drug abuse residential treatment. Visit Drugs & Teen Substance Abuse.
Emergency shelter, residential treatment, and educational day treatment for youth, ages 11-21, who struggle with emotional or behavioral challenges, or who are making the transition from childhood to adulthood without family involvement or support. Located in Webster Groves. Visit Teen Behavior Problems and Conduct Disorder.
One of Missouri's largest family counseling agencies, specializing in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Services include individual and group counseling, sexual abuse group treatment, parent education, and mentoring. Visit Abuse.
Christian program for young men, ages 16-19, providing education, 12-step support, apprenticeships, conservation and wildlife rehabilitation, apiary science, auto shop classes, and recreational activities. Visit Boarding Schools & Residential Programs.
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.
Marygrove provides a diverse range of residential
programs to children and young adults. The services range from on-campus
residential cottages to a program where residents learn to live independently in
their own off-campus apartment Sequoia House is a transitional
services group home for up to ten young women ages 17 to 21. Sycamore
House and Clinton Cottage are therapeutic foster homes
Sequoia Apartment Services is a supervised apartment program for young
adults between the ages of 17 and 21. Drury House is a transitional
services group home for up to twelve young men ages 16 to 21. Visit
Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.
573-642-5345 Kingdom City
Residential and outpatient care for neglected and abused girls, ages 8-21. Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.
Mentoring program for pregnant and parenting teens. Pregnant teens are matched with trained volunteer mentors who agree to spend a specified amount of time each week providing information, support and friendship until the baby is at least one year old. Visit Teen Sexual Behavior.
816-861-6100 24 Hour
Services for women and children struggling to flee domestic violence, including prevention programming, crisis intervention and support. Visit Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
314-862-8276 University City
Individual, group, and family counseling, family services, emergency youth shelter, 24-hour hotline. Visit Emotional Health.
314-436-1400 St. Louis
Alternative education, construction training, employment, and leadership development program serving low-income St. Louis youths, ages 17-24, who have not completed high school. Visit Dropouts.
Violence prevention and social-emotional learning (SEL) services in St. Louis City & County and surrounding counties to youth, youth professionals, school faculty/staff, and parents. Visit Teen Violence.
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