For additional information on mental health, drugs and alcohol, bullying, dating violence, and other behavioral health topics, click on any of these trusted resources:
Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health: www.dhhs.ne.gov/behavioral_health
Information and resources on behavioral health, children and family services, developmental disabilities, Medicaid and long term care in Nebraska.
Nebraska Family Helpline: www.nebraskafamilyhelpline.ne.gov or 1-888-866-8660
Connects Nebraska families to help when dealing with their children’s behavioral and mental health concerns. Counselors are available 24/7 to help your family in crisis.
Nebraska 2-1-1: www.ne211.org or dial 2-1-1 or 402-444-6666
A comprehensive database you can use to find health and human services to meet your needs.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: www.samhsa.gov
Information and resource materials for families, educators, and communities on substance abuse prevention, alcohol and drug addiction treatment, and mental health services.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: www.nami.org
Provides easy to understand information about mental illnesses, mental health care, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, and support resources.
Connect With Kids: www.connectwithkids.com
Evidence-based programs for schools and parents focused on improving student social and emotional behaviors. Information on bullying, drugs and alcohol, stress and anxiety, technology, and more.
U.S. Office of Safe and Healthy Students: www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oese/oshs/index.html
Provides you with useful information on Safe and Supportive Schools: health, mental health, and drug and violence prevention.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America: www.drugfree.org
Equips parents with tools to help prevent their children from using drugs and alcohol. Learn how to intervene, find treatment for family and friends in need and help them recover.
ASK-Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base: www.adolescent-substance-abuse.com
Information and guidance on how parents can address possible drug or alcohol concerns with their teens.
Drug Free World: www.drugfreeworld.org
Substance & Alcohol Abuse, Education & Prevention. Free informational/educational kits, testimonials from former substance users. Get the facts about painkillers, marijuana, cocaine, meth and other illegal substances.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD): www.ncadd.org
Advocates prevention and provides resource information on intervention and treatment as well as support.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: www.niaaa.nih.gov
Supports and conducts research on the causes, consequences, treatment of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. This site also provides FAQ’s for the general public and covers a wide range of alcohol-related topics.
Parents. The Anti-Drug: www.theantidrug.com
Information on commonly abused drugs. Tips, guides, and expert advice on how to communicate with your teen and keep them safe and drug-free. Information on technology and how kids are using it. Valuable information for ALL parents and guardians
Inhalant Abuse Prevention: www.inhalant.org
This website is designed to provide parents with high quality and practical information about inhalant abuse, including the signs, symptoms, dangers and effects. Downloadable inhalant abuse prevention kit available.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: www.tobaccofreekids.org
A leading force in the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. Information on products marketed toward kids.
G.A.S.P. Games Adolescents Shouldn’t Play: www.deadlygameschildrenplay.com
Site set up by families of Choking Game victims, G.A.S.P. provides information and educational materials on the dangers of this deadly “game”.
STOP Cyberbullying: www.stopcyberbullying.org
Learn what cyber-bullying is and how it works. Information on prevention, action and laws addressing cyber-bullying.
Love Is Respect: www.loveisrespect.org
Explore this site to learn the basics of dating, healthy relationships, drawing the line before abuse starts and the warning signs of an unhealthy and/or abusive relationship.
Break the Cycle: www.breakthecycle.org
This site addresses teen dating and domestic violence by empowering youth to end dating violence. Provides curriculum and education tools and information on safety planning.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence: www.ncadv.org
Provides resource information on domestic violence and the laws addressing domestic violence.
Child & Adult Protective Services in Nebraska: 1-800-652-1999
Nebraska Problem Gamblers Hotline: 1-800-426-2537
Nebraska Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline: 1-800-648-4444
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline: 1-800-448-3000
National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline: 1-866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673
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