PACER Center is a non-profit parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities from birth to young adults. Located in Minneapolis, it serves families across the nation. Parents can find publications, workshops, and other resources to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services for their children with disabilities. PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center provides resources designed to benefit all students, including those with disabilities. Read more ›
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The following list of local mental health resources is provided courtesy of the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing:
Uplift (EMQ) Crisis Team (Santa Clara County) 408-379-9085 or 877-412-7474
Star Vista Crisis Line (San Mateo County): 650-579-0350
NAMI Santa Clara Warm line: 408-435-0400, option 1
NAMI San Mateo Warm line: 650-638-0800
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Suicide prevention telephone hotline funded by the U.S. government. Provides free, 24-hour assistance.
Rape Crisis Hot Line (24 hour): 650.493.7273
The mission of American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers. Read more ›
Project Toe is a safe and anonymous place to find peer support or create a support group around whatever life challenge you’re going through. You can talk to about your problems with people who understand you, or you can use your own experience to help those going through something similar. Read more ›
Crisis Text Line is a free 24/7 text line staffed by dedicated, trained volunteers. It is available to help anyone with any type of crisis.
Here’s how it works:
- Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime.
- A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly.
- The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health‘s Web site produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library. MedlinePlus provides information on over 975 diseases and conditions and includes directories, a medical encyclopedia and a medical dictionary, health information in Spanish, information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, health information from the media, and links to clinical trials. Read more ›
Bullying can come in various forms, and we need the tools to deal with each. No one should be left to feel alone, hurt or ashamed due to harmful behavior. This article provided on the U.S. Insurance Agents website supplies definitions, statistics, and helpful resources for stopping and preventing bullying.
The Safe Schools Coalition serves a world-wide constituency to reduce bias-based bullying and violence in schools and to help schools better meet the needs of sexual minority youth and children with sexual minority parents/guardians locally, nationally and internationally, by… Read more ›
Technology means that bullying is no longer limited to schoolyards or street corners. Cyberbullying can occur anywhere, even at home, via email, texts, cell phones, and social media websites 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with potentially hundreds of people involved. For those who suffer cyberbullying, the effects can be devastating, leaving you feeling hurt, humiliated, angry, depressed, or even suicidal. But no type of bullying should ever be tolerated. These tips can help you protect yourself or your child online and deal with the growing problem of cyberbullying. Read more ›
Unless you’ve directly experienced bullying, you may not realize just how devastating it can be, especially to a child or teenager. As well as being deeply hurtful, bullying can leave anyone feeling frightened, angry, depressed, and totally undermined. But bullying should never be tolerated. Whether you’re the one being bullied, or you’re a teacher or parent who thinks their child is being bullied or engaged in bullying behavior, there are steps you can take to deal with the problem. Read more ›