Hotlines

Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-2873

Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-8966

Poison Control Hotline: 1-800-222-1222

Runaway Hotline:  1-800-621-4000

Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-877-236-3727

Suicide Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org



Sites of Interest to Families

Cutting - Kids' Health.org -  Information regarding teen "cutting".  Helpful for parents with questions and/or suspicions.

Eating Disorders - Kid's Health.org - Information regarding eating disorders; includes anorexia and bulimia.

Parenting 24/7 - Source of news, information, and advice on parenting and family life from University of Illinois Extension.

Partnership for a Drug-Free Kids  - provides information, tools, and other resources for parents and families.

Sexual Abuse - Resource from Child Lures providing helpful information if your child discloses sexual abuse.

Teen Dating Abuse Helpline - "Love is Respect" site for teens (and parents).  Provides information regarding healthy vs unhealthy dating behaviors.