by Changes Parents
There are many parenting books out there. These books have made a difference for Changes parents.
by Joseph Lee, MD. 2012. Hazelden Foundation publishing division.
National expert Dr. Joseph Lee explains the nature of youth addiction and treatment, and how families can create a safe and supportive environment for their loved ones during treatment and throughout recovery.
Books Recommended For Parents of Pre-teens
Related Services and Resources
This flexibly-priced program is optimized for parents and caregivers of children aged 10-19 that reside in PEPS’ western WA service region. Meetings take place once per week for 9 weeks on Zoom and are led by a Group Leader trained in adolescent development and group facilitation. Topics covered range from adolescent mental health to gender identity development to online safety.
Dial 988 from any phone in the US to connect to local mental health resources in your state. Trained mental health counselors will provide assistance
Find treatment resources here. Reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Provides education, support, resources and referral, advocacy and housing services. Strives to address the unmet needs of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness and their families. Enter your state in the selector at the bottom of the linked page to find NAMI resources in your state.
The mission of DadsM.O.V.E. is to strengthen the father’s role in raising children with behavioral health needs through education, peer support and advocacy. DadsMOVE seeks to provide every parent/caregiver (especially dads) with the tools, support, and training needed to be fully engaged in the recovery of their children. These folks are also highly experienced in advocating for special needs children. Paid and free coursework and meetings are available.
Available 24/7 to answer any question concerning drugs, drug usage, as well as provide emergency treatment advice concerning overdose. WAPC is not a reporting agency: all calls are confidential, 1-800-222-1222. This is a great resource for parents and teens.
Prevent underage drinking, substance abuse, and associated problems through education, advocacy, and networking with students, families, and the community.
ARY (At Risk Youth) and
CHINS (Child In Need of Services)
The information below is specific to King County, WA, and is meant to be representative of what you may find in other jurisdictions.
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