Communication Between Adults and Youth
Parenting Teens Online
The information resource for parents of teenagers – parenting tips and advice for teen problems and everyday life.
Talking with Kids
These practical tips and techniques can help you talk easily and openly with young children ages 8 to 12 about some very tough topics.
Words Can Work
Helps young people, families and communities talk about the challenges kids face growing up.
Dedicated to providing resources and information to help make parenting more rewarding, effective and fun.
Helping parents with the tremendously difficult job of raising teens in a world that seems at times to be out of control.
Talking with your Child about … Alcohol and Drugs
VCBH – Ventura County Limits
Your Ventura County resource for responsible policies and practices. Contains extensive information for adults and young people about impaired driving, alcohol and drug abuse.Access the list of helpful resources to get more information and assistance about DUI, youth and adult services, and other prevention/intervention services.
Engage Treatment Programs
Engage Treatment Programs supports local teens and young adults in the community struggling with managing the symptoms of anxiety, depression, or another mood disorder.
Community Counseling Services
A community service of California Lutheran University. Providing affordable bilingual counseling to adults, teens, children, couples, families, and groups. Locations in Westlake Village and Oxnard.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids
A nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and helping families impacted by addiction. Free e-books, fact sheets, guides and more.
SAMHSA – Building Blocks for a Healthy Future
Building Blocks for a Healthy Future is SAMHSA’s website where parents, caregivers, and educators can find great tips and tools that help children make healthy decisions as they grow up.
Too Smart to Start – for Families, Educators and Community Leaders
Use the resources on this site to help young people be too smart to start.
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Strengthening the capacity of community coalitions to create and maintain safe, healthy and drug-free communities globally.
The Parents360 Rx Action Toolkit can be used by professionals from law enforcement, prevention and treatment, as well as by any concerned adults who want to share information about medicine abuse with their friends, family, neighbors and organizations to which they belong.
Promoting evidence-based public health policies and organize campaigns with diverse communities and youth against the alcohol industry’s harmful practices.
FACE – Resources, Training & Action on Alcohol Issues
FACE is no longer operational; however their website maintains a free download list of resources, strategies and materials, including PDFs of over 40 poster concepts, youth focused materials, policy initiatives, community organizing options, case studies, logos, surveys, films, handouts and ideas.
Talking with your Child about … Sexual Behavior and Health
You can help your son or daughter make healthy choices about sex. 4parents.gov can help you talk to your child, pre-teen, or teen early and often about healthy relationships, waiting to have sex, what happens as he or she grows, and other important topics.
SIECUS – Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
Providing education and information about sexuality and sexual and reproductive health.
Parents Sex Ed Center
This section of Advocates for Youth’s web site contains all of the information and resources you need to begin talking with your children about sex.
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Seeking to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation.
Sex Ed Mom
Advice, live monthly chats, teaching tips, and video clips for parents.
Delivering vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide.