National Resources

There has been a crime or someone is at immediate risk of harm, Call 911.

 

Americas Promise Alliance

1110 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 900

Washington, DC  20005

America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, with programming also directed at military youth. They bring together more than 400 national organizations representing nonprofits, businesses, communities, educators and policymakers.

 

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Florida Chapter

http://www.aclufl.org

 

Girls and Boys Town

Through its nurturing environment, Girls and Boys Town tries to instill skills and attitudes in youth so that they can become productive members of society. Girls and Boys Town has 19 locations in 15 states. They also have a National Training Center that is devoted to providing professional training to those in the fields of Educational Services, Child and Family Services, Juvenile Justice Services, and Behavior Health Services. Girls and Boys Town’s number

 

National Resource Center for Safe Schools

The Safety Zone

 

National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-RUNAWAY

NRS has access to more than 13,000 resources throughout the country, such as support groups, counseling and drug treatment centers, and youth shelters.

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK  (8255)

The toll-free call goes to the nearest crisis center in their national network.

These centers provide 24-hour crisis counseling and mental health referrals.

 

Mental Health Services Locator

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

1 Choke Cherry Road

Rockville, MD 20857

1-877-SAMHSA-7

 

Stop Bullying Now!

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers flash movies, games, and information about bullying and prevention.

 

Legal Assistance Resources

American Civil Liberties Union

http://www.aclu.org/

The ACLU also works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities.

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