State Services & Resources

Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Services 
Child & Adolescent Developmental Disability Services 

LGBT Resources for Teens/Families of Teens 
Resources for Expectant and Parenting Teens
Youth Suicide Prevention 
Juvenile Justice Commission 
Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment
Harassment, Intimidation & Bullying Prevention 

Crises Response Services for Children & Adolescents 

Student Support Services (Department of Education)
Office of Special Education (Department of Education) 

Regional Learning Resource Centers (Department of Education)  
Resources for Parents of Children & Teens with Learning Disabilities 
NJ Parent Link School Resources (Kindergarten through Grade 12) 

Project Medicine Drop (Discarding Unused Prescription Medications) 

Community Program Directory (Department of Children & Families) 
Services for Adolescents & Young Adult (Department of Children & Families) 
New Jersy Youth Resource Spot (Resources, Opportunities, News and Events) 

Health Information and Services for Adolescents & Teens (Department of Health) 
School Based Youth Services (Adolescent Health & Family Support Services through NJ Schools) 

Federal Resources 
Adolescent Health 

CDC Parent Portal   
Positive Parenting Tips 
Project Safe Childhood 

CDC College Health & Safety    
LGBT Youth Services & Resources
CDC Child Development: Teenagers 
Runaway & Homeless Youth Support 

CDC Tips for Coping with Stress
National Institute on Drug Abuse 
National Institute for Mental Health 
Coping With a Disaster or Traumatic Event 

Family Guide for Children with Mental Health Needs
Learning Disabilities (National Institutes for Health)
Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (National Institutes of Health) 

Teen Drivers: Safe at the Wheel (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)

Community Resources

24 Hour Helpline for Mothers with Children with Special Needs 
Provides mom-to-mom support for mothers as caregivers, including mental health & wellness needs.
1-877-914-6662 (1-877-914-MOM2)

Family Success Centers   
NJ Youth Resource Spot
New Jersey Parents’ Caucus 

SPAN Parent Advocacy Network
New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Tips for Parents (Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey) 
Parenting Tips (Parents Anonymous of New Jersey)
NJ 211 (Access to Parenting & Community Resources) 

Family Support Organizations for Children’s Mental Health
2nd Floor (Confidential and Anonymous Youth & Young Adult Helpline) 
Parenting School Aged and Teenage Children (Cooperative Extension System) 

National PTA (School Violence & Traumatic Events)
Save the Children (How to Help Children Cope in a Crisis) 
National Association of School Psychologists (Talking to Children about Crises Events) 
American Psychological Association (Helping Children Manage Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting) 

Youth Leadership Opportunities

New Jersey Youth Caucus (NJ Parents' Caucus) 
Youth Advisory Network (NJ Department of Children & Families) 
Youth Leadership (New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities) 
Community of Care Consortium (SPAN Statewide Parent Advocacy Network)

Professional Resources

Child Behavioral Health Community Resources 
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities  

Children's Interagency Coordinating Councils
(Service Planning for Children & Adolescents with Behavioral Health Problems)

The New Jersey Center for School Safety 
DATING MATTERS®: Understanding Teen Dating Violence Prevention (Resources to Create, Maintain & Strengthen Effective Youth Programs)