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A guide to realizing if

your child is at-risk, displaying 

self-destructive behaviors, and

needs your help and intervention.

 

 

 

Defiant Child Behavior problems

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

 

 

 

Abuse

 

Abuse:  Help & Support

 

Abuse:  Teen Dating Violence

 

ADD/ADHD

 

Adolescence

 

Alcohol & Teen Drinking

 

Anger

 

Anxiety Disorders

 

Asperger Syndrome

 

Attachment Disorder

 

Behavior Problems

 

Bullying

 

Conduct Disorder

 

Counseling & Therapy

 

Depression

 

Eating Disorders

 

Emotional Health

 

Family Health

 

Grief

 

Healthy Eating & Good Food

 

Parenting Teens

 

Parenting Your Adopted Teen

 

Peer Influence & Relationships

 

Personality Disorders

 

Post-Traumatic Stress

 

School Violence

 

Self-Injury

 

Sexual Behaviors

 

Special Education

 

Stress

 

Substance Abuse

 

Suicide

 

Violence

 

When Your Teen is in Trouble with the Law

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Help in VIRGINIA

Programs & Services in Virginia

 

Virginia Information  -  Hotlines & Helplines

Programs & Services  -  Helping Resources in Virginia

 

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 listed on the Family Help pages and throughout the Focus website 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, self-help groups, and your place of worship.

 

NEXT:  Helping Resources in Virginia

 

 

 

Virginia Information  -  Helping Resources in Virginia

Life Coaching  -  Counseling & Therapy  -  Self-Help & Support Groups

 

 

Practical Help, Real Answers

for Adoptive & Foster Parents

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

Learn more >>

 

 

Hotlines & Helplines

 

Child Pornography Tipline

1-800-843-5678

 

ChildhelpUSA

Child Abuse Hotline

1-800-4-A-CHILD

1-800-422-4453

 

Concern Hotline

540-667-0145  Clarke, Frederick, & Winchester

540-743-3733  Page County

540-459-4742  Shenandoah County

540-635-4357  Warren County

 

CrisisLink

703-527-4077  DC Area

 

Fairfax County Gang & Youth Violence Resource and Referral Phone Line

1-866-914-GANG

1-866-914-4264

 

National Capitol Poison Center

202-625-3333

 

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

 

Northern Virginia Hotline

703-527-4077

 

Poison Help

1-800-222-1222

 

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network (RAINN)

1-800-656-HOPE

 

Sexual Assault Hotline

540-371-1666  Fredericksburg

 

Teen Crisis Hotline

703-356-6360  Vienna

1-800-SAY-TEEN

 

Virginia AIDS & STD Hotline
1-800-533-4148

 

Virginia Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline
1-800-552-7096

 

Virginia Family Violence Hotline

1-800-383-8238

 

Virginia Missing Children Hotline

l-800-VA-CHILD

 

Virginia Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

 

 

 

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

417-546-4171

 

ACADEMY AT SISTERS

Therapeutic boarding school

for girls, ages 13-18

Watch the video!

1-800-910-0412

 

BONNEVILLE CANYON RETREAT

Life skills learning centers in Maine

for young men & women, ages 17 and over

1-866-800-9517

 

Programs & Services in Virginia

 

 

 

Al-Anon / Alateen in Virginia

If you feel that you have been affected by the disease of alcoholism, we encourage you to attend a meeting near you.  Visit Alcohol & Teen Drinking.

 

C.A.S.E. - The Center for Adoption Support and Education

301-593-9200 Maryland

703-425-3703 Virginia
Post-adoption counseling and educational services to families, educators, child welfare staff, and mental health providers in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C.  Visit Parenting Your Adopted Teen and Attachment & Attachment Disorders.

 

ChildHelp Virginia

703-241-9100

1-800-422-4453  24 Hour
Child abuse prevention and education programs for children, families, and professionals in the Virginia, Maryland  and Washington, DC Metropolitan area.   Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual.

 

Commonwealth Challenge

1-800-796-6472

Free academic, life skills, and vocational program offered by the National Guard to youth, ages 16-18, who have dropped out of school, are free of illegal drugs, and who wish to make a positive change in their lives.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Crittenton Services of Greater Washington

301-565-9333

Services and programs for adolescent girls, low income pregnant women and teen mothers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.  Visit Adolescence.

 

Domestic Violence Shelters in Virginia

If you are a victim of violence, this list of Domestic Violence  Shelters is a good start for obtaining help and vital information.  Visit Abuse.

 

Families Anonymous in Virginia

Families Anonymous is a free twelve-step program for those adults concerned about alcohol abuse, drug abuse, and behavioral problems of a relative or friend.  Find a meeting near you.  Visit Self-Help & Support Groups.

 

Jewish Social Service Agency of Metropolitan Washington

703-204-9100

Counseling, educational and career services, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services offered to children, youth, adults, and seniors in the Greater DC area.  Visit Parenting Teens.

 

Job Corps

1-800-733-5627

Free residential program for young men and women, ages 16-24, that empowers youth to take responsibility for their employability through the integration of vocational skills and academic achievement.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Lutheran Family Services of Virginia

540-774-7100

Programs include adoption services, treatment foster care, therapeutic mentoring program, support group for parents of children with autism, education help for special needs students, and grief services.  Programs located in Bedford, Hampton, Harrisonburg, Richmond, Roanoke, Waynesboro, Winchester, and Wythesville.  Visit Asperger Syndrome and Conduct Disorder.

 

Northern Virginia Family Service

703-533-9727

Services for families in need in the Northern Virginia area, including health care, family counseling, anger management for youth, drug abuse prevention programs, and job training.  Visit Anger in Our Teens & in Ourselves.

 

Patrick Henry Boys & Girls Plantation

434-376-6915

Preventative Christian, residential child-care ministry for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 17.  Cost depends on the family's financial situation.  No child is ever turned away because of an inability to pay.  Visit Free & Low-Cost Schools and Programs.

 

Pregnancy Help Centers

703-780-4700  Alexandria

703-278-5433  Fairfax

703-323-8060  George Mason University area

1-800-395-HELP 24 Hour

Free services including pregnancy testing, counseling (including counseling in Spanish), information on pregnancy, relationship issues, STDs, for medical care, adoption assistance, legal aid, food, housing and other needs   Visit Teen Sexual Behavior: Issues & Concerns.

 

The Shiloh Project

703-591-3600

Teaches compassion, respect, and responsibility to juvenile offenders and youth at-risk in the DC Metro area through the experience of socializing and interacting with rescued homeless dogs.  Visit Emotional Health.

 

United Methodist Family Services of Virginia

804-353-4461

Serves at-risk children, youth and adults in the areas of juvenile delinquency, emotional and behavioral problems, teenage pregnancies, alcohol or drug abuse, child abuse and neglect, and domestic conflict.  Locations throughout Virginia.  Visit Teen Behavior Problems.

 

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