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SCHOOLS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES

 

 

1-866-620-1418

 

 

Boarding Schools and Programs for Troubled Teens

 

Cedars Youth Services

402-437-8888

Youth counseling and support services, emergency shelter for children and youth, residential care.

 

Community Mental Health Center of Lancaster County

 

Family Service of Greater Omaha

1-877-553-3001

Professional counseling, children's emergency services, juvenile crime prevention and intervention.

 

HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling Sites in Nebraska

 

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.

 

Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska

402-342-7007

Programs throughout Nebraska include parent support, individual and family counseling, substance abuse treatment.

 

Nebraska Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Programs (pdf)

1-800-876-6238 24 Hour

 

Nebraska Health Departments

 

Nebraska Yellow Pages for Kids with Disabilities

 

Northeast Family Center

402-471-3700

Neighborhood-based Center with a focus on programs to support children, youth and families.

 

Outdoor Programs and Summer Camps

 

Programs for Youth, 18 and Older

 

STD Program in Nebraska

 

Youth Emergency Services

402-345-5187

Provides short-term emergency shelter and crisis services for troubled youth in and around Douglas and Sarpy counties in Nebraska.

 

 


 

 

WITH THE RIGHT TOOLS,

YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER WILL SUCCEED

IN MATH AND SCIENCE

 

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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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NEBRASKA INFORMATION

 

 

The Big Fat Question

Interview with Mary Pipher (pdf)

Visit Moms! Help Your Overweight Daughter.

 

 

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

Visit Family Health.

 

 

Domestic Violence: How Common Is It?

Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.

 

 

Drugs & Drug Abuse in Nebraska

 

 

Drugs and the Law

Drug Photos

Slang Drug Terms

Visit Drugs and Teen Substance Abuse.

 

 

Foster Care in Nebraska

Visit Attachment and Attachment Disorders.

 

 

GED in Nebraska

Visit Youth Who Drop Out.

 

 

Legal Age of Majority in Nebraska

Visit Adolescence.

 

 

Missing Children in Nebraska

Adopt a Missing Person

Find Jason Anthony Jolkowski

Visit Runaways and Missing Children.

 

 

Parental Rights in Special Education (pdf)

Nebraska IEP Technical Assistance Guide

Visit Special Education.

 

 

Nebraska Sex Offender Registry

Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification for Nebraska

Tracking Sex Offenders

Visit Adolescent Sex Offenders.

 

 

Nebraska Student Discipline Act (pdf)

Visit Behavior Problems and Disorders.

 

 


ORGANIZATIONS

 

Answers4Families

1-800-746-8420

402-472-0844 Lincoln

A project of the Center on Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln that serves Nebraskans with special needs by providing answers, information, and support.  Visit Special Education.

 

FEAT of Nebraska

402- 489-8228

Education, advocacy, and support for all Nebraskans affected by autism.  Visit Asperger Syndrome.

 

Kids Connection

402-471-8845

Children’s health insurance program (SCHIP), an extension of Medicaid, provides health care to low-income uninsured children all across Nebraska.  Visit Family Health.

 

Learning Disabilities Association of Nebraska

402-348-1567

Education, advocacy, and support.  Visit ADD/ADHD.

 

Mental Health Association of Nebraska

1-800-422-6691

MHA-NE brings together service recipients, families, professionals, advocates, and concerned citizens to address all aspects of mental health and mental illness.  Visit Teen Depression.

 

NAMI Nebraska

402-345-8101

1-877-463-6264

Support, education and advocacy to and for anyone whose life has been touched by a mental illness.  Visit Bipolar Disorder.

 

Nebraska Advocacy Services

402-474-3183

1-800-422-6691

The Center for Disability Rights, Law and Advocacy protects and advocates for the rights of Nebraskans with significant physical or mental disabilities.  Visit Special Education.

 

Nebraska AIDS Project

1-800-782-2437

Advocating for people with HIV and educating communities to stop AIDS.  Visit Teen Sexual Behaviors: Issues and Concerns.

 

Nebraska Alcohol and Drug Information Clearinghouse

402-474-1992

1-800-648-4444

Up-to-date collection of prevention resources; information on programs, publications, and referrals; networking; presentations and resource exhibits; and hundreds of complimentary resources, printed in the English and Spanish languages.  Visit Drugs and Teen Substance Abuse.

 

Nebraska Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Coalition

402-476-6256

1-800-876-6238 24 Hour

Statewide membership network of domestic violence/sexual assault programs, individuals and related organizations working to end violence in Nebraska.  Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.

 

PRIDE Omaha

402-397-3309

One of the largest and most comprehensive drug prevention resource centers in the country.  Visit Inhalant Abuse: It's Deadly.

 

Project Jason

402-932-0095

Public awareness of missing people through outreach and educational activities, and support, resources, and assistance to families of the missing.  Visit Runaways and Missing Children.

 

PTI Nebraska

402-346-0525

1-800-284-8520

Statewide resource for families of children with disabilities.  Visit Learning Disabilities.

HOTLINES AND HELPLINES

 

Abuse/Neglect Hotline

1-800-652-1999

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD

1-800-422-4453

 

Crisis Line

Hall, Howard, Hamilton, and Merrick Counties

308-381-0555

 

Family Resource Line

402-223-6040

 

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

1-800-784-3433

 

Nebraska AIDS Hotline

1-800-782-AIDS

 

Nebraska Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE

1-800-656-4673

 

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 Victorious Support Groups

 

Anxiety Disorder Self-Help Support Groups

 

Asperger Syndrome Support Group

 

Because I Love You Parent Support Group

 

Co-Anon Family Groups

 

CoDependents Anonymous

 

Compassionate Friends Chapters

1-877-969-0010

 

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

1-800-826-3632

 

Dual Recovery Anonymous

 

Emotions Anonymous

 

Families Anonymous

1-800-736-9805

 

Grand Island Support Groups

308-381-0555

 

Marijuana Anonymous

1-800-766-6779

 

Narcotics Anonymous -- Central Nebraska

 

OCD Support Groups

 

Overcomers Outreach

1-800-310-3001

 

Stepfamily Association of America Local Chapters

 

Support Groups for Survivors of Suicide



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