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Quiet Minds:
Learn more about first episode psychosis in children 

COVID-19 Resources for Parents

Emergency Internet Safety for Kids

Cyberbullying, an Overview for Students, Parents, and Teachers

Ask, Listen, Learn: Kids & Alcohol Don't Mix
Free program that provides youth ages 9-12, along with their parents and educators, information about the dangers of underage drinking.

40 Developmental Assets that influence youth development (Search Institute): Underage Drinking
Resources & information about the Warning Signs of Underage drinking

Toll-free connections to drug and alcohol treatment throughout West Virginia, staffed 24/7
A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents

How to talk to your kids about Substance Abuse

Autism Speaks:
Voice for families and their children with autism

The Forty to None Project:
Working to end homelessness among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender youth

Foster Club:
Connecting youth in foster care for support, training and leadership development

Good News Mountaineer Garage:
Donated cars given to families in West Virginia who need them

Harmony House Child Advocacy Center:
Serving child victims of abuse and adult victims of sexual assault in the Wheeling area

National Runaway Safeline:
Help for youth who are runaways or homeless, connections back to local programs.

National Safe Place:
For Youth… Some place to go. Someone to help.

Parent-Educator Resource Centers (West Virginia):
Local resources for parents and for teachers

Parental Controls: Keeping Your Children Safe When Watching TV:

Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia:
Resources to strengthen families and their children

Rachel’s Challenge:
Working to create and sustain safe, caring and supportive learning environments

West Virginia youth working for a tobacco free future

The Search Institute:
Developmental Assets for Successful Youth

West Virginia Advocates:
Advocates for people with disabilities.

West Virginia Autism Training Center:
Training, support and education for West Virginians with autism

West Virginia Behavioral Health Planning Council:
Council of consumers informing behavioral health policy

West Virginia Department of Education:
Website for West Virginia Schools

West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources:
Website for WV DHHR services and programs

West Virginia Parent Training and Information:
Training for West Virginia parents to advocate for their children with disabilities from birth to 26

West Virginia Promise—The Alliance for Youth :
Mobilizing partners in West Virginia communities to develop and support young people

Veterans Suport: Make the Connection

Youth Service Day: , also see:
Youth led service projects and support for Global Youth Service Day to home remodeling for disability & special needs: what you need to know

Cerebral Palsy on CDC:
11 Things to know about cerebral palsy.

Child Safety Resources:
Prevent injuries and accidents