Youth/Family/Mentoring Resources

ARTICLES

Article: Toni Morrison teachings on Parenting

Marijuana_Talk_Kit – Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

Helping Traumatized Children Learn e-book for download

BOOKS

-How to talk so your teens will  listen and listen so your teens will talk – Faber & Mazlish
-Hey Kiddo- by Jarret Krosoczka

DATABASES

www.look4help.org – Resources in Franklin, Hampshire & North Quabbin Regions

North Quabbin Family Resource Center Value Our Children Brochure 2020

EVENTS

December 3, 2019 – Marijuana and the Developing Brain – Find out how marijuana affects teens differently than adults, and hear tips for talking with teens about drugs and alcohol www.communitiesthatcarecoalition.org

February 6, 2020 – Lets’ Talk About It: Minding your Mind – Learn about warning signs of stress, depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues, and gain the knowledge to act before crisis hits www.communitiesthatcarecoalition.org

HOTLINES

1-855-DRUGFREE – Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

1-800-273-8255 – National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-617-624-5438 – Mass Suicide Prevention

1-866-488-7386 – The Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ Teens

1-413-772-0806 – New England Center for Women in Transition – Rape Crisis Line

1-413-774-5411 Clinical & Support Options Crisis Services Franklin County

1-866-331-9474 National Dating Abuse Hotline for Teens

1-800-562-0112 – Franklin County Parental Stress Hotline

NEWSLETTERS

Coalition Connections Newsletter April 2020

TRAINING

VIDEOS

Mr. Roger’s on helping and community

Toxic stress and the Brain from the Karyn Purvius Institute of Childhood Development

Tim Minchin 9 Life Lessons- graduation speech at UWA 2013 – start at 2:47

How being bored can lead to your most brilliant ideas

Anger and ADHD: How to build up your breaks

Example of Privilege

Rita Pierson: Every Kid needs a champion- TedTalk

Time Urban: Understanding Procrastination

Consent: It’s as simple as TEA

WEBSITES

Resources for parents & caregivers about race and racism

mylifemyquit.com – The truth about nicotine & vaping

communitiesthatcarecoalition.org – Franklin County resources for youth

opioidtaskforce.org – Franklin County Opioid Task Force

massfamilyties.org – Directory of Resources for Families with children with special needs

healthlawadvocates.org – Non-profit that offers Free legal advice to low-income Mass residents having difficulty accessing medical or mental health care.

www.opiodtaskforce.org – Opioid Task Force

www.ptco.org – Piti Theatre Company

www.ymcaingreenfield.org – YMCA in Greenfield, MA

www.tfah.org – Trust for America’s Health articles and reports about national statistics about adolescents and drug/alcohol use and suicide

www.drugfreeworld.org – videos, tools, booklets and more

www.drugreport.com – talking to children and teens about drugs