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Online Treatment Locator: Find quality treatment options close to home using Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s (SAMHSA) confidential and anonymous online treatment locator.
1-800-662-HELP (4357) SAMHSA’s National Helpline | Call for 24/7, free and confidential information for individuals and family members facing substance abuse and mental health issues.
Suicide & Depression Prevention, Awareness, & Resources
AZ Teen Crisis Solutions 1-623-879-9600 | For parents of struggling and troubled teens. 24-hour hotline.
EMPACT Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255 | La Frontera Arizona / EMPACT – Suicide Prevention Center offers comprehensive crisis and community behavioral health services to children, adults, and families. Services are provided in the home or at one of our offices located in metro Phoenix, San Tan Valley, and the City of Maricopa.
Gilbert Community Wellness Resources
Human Services Community Resource Guide Directory – Town of Gilbert (pdf)
This guide is a brief listing of some of the providers available in and near Gilbert which is intended to connect residents with community assets, provide information about resources to improve quality of life, and offer access to information for residents who are in need of services. You are encouraged to research and determine the best provider for your family. Gilbert Public Schools accepts no liability for the content of these resources, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided. Other resources may be available at Maricopa County Health & Social Services and Find Help Phoenix. Note: It’s our goal to provide current and accurate information; however, businesses may have changed locations or contact information. Gilbert Public Schools does not endorse any provider nor evaluate the quality of service provided.
Parent University Online Resources for Families
Internet Safety for Parents Webinar - use password CyberSafe2020
Human Trafficking for Parents Webinar - Use password BeAware2020
Young people live up or down to expectations we set for them. They need adults who believe in them unconditionally and hold them to the high expectations of being compassionate, generous, and creative.
Read about seven tips that will set you on the path to better behavior—and a stronger, more peaceful connection with your child.
Adolescents are notoriously sleep-deprived, because of a combination of biology, technology and the demands of school and extra-curricular activities. This guide outlines how lack of sleep can affect teenagers, and how parents can help them build more sleep into their lives.
A helpful online pdf guide for families using technology with young children.
Know you're making the best possible choices for your kids. Since 2003, Common Sense has been the leading independent source for media recommendations and advice for families.
Children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) find it unusually difficult to concentrate on tasks, to pay attention, to sit still, and to control impulsive behavior. This guide offers parents the information you need to understand the behaviors associated with the disorder and make effective decisions for your child about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents
Provides information on how to talk to children about mass shootings. This tip sheet describes ways to talk to children about mass violence events that involve a shooting. It gives tips about how to start the conversation, common reactions children may have, and how to seek help if needed.
Describes how school-age children may feel when struggling with the death of someone close and offers tips on what caregivers can do to help.
Student Support, Prevention: School Social Worker & Mental Health Counselor Directory
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