Our Focus Areas

Alcohol and Drug Awareness

Safety & Preventable Injuries

Alcohol and Drug Awareness

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Substance Abuse and Our Families
Parents: Drug Information | NIDA for Teens
Addiction Prevention Coalition
Find a Treatment Resource

Alcohol Use in Families

UNDERAGE DRINKING RESOURCES

All In’s All In a Minute Video on Underage Drinking and Mountain Brook’s House Party Ordinance from Officer Richard Knecht

Underage Drinking Guide from the National Institutes of Health
Binge Drinking Info from The Duck House

Alcohol Laws in Alabama
House Party Law in Alabama
House Party Law in Mountain Brook (Stricter than the State’s!)
Video: CADCA-NIAAA Underage Drinking

Alcohol Use in Families

 

TEEN DRUG USE

Addiction Prevention Coalition

Parents: Drug Information | NIDA for Teens

Fentanyl Info: Facts, myths, an All In Podcast, How to Get Narcan in Jefferson County

Danger of "Fake Pills" Containing Fentanyl: Songforcharlie.org

Mayo Clinic: Help Your Teen Avoid Drugs

 

VAPING

All In’s All In A Minute Video on Vaping and e-cigarettes
by Susan Walley, M.D., UAB Physician and authority on this topic

Vaping, e-cigarettes, JUULing: what parents, teens need to know by Savannah Koplon on UAB NEWS
Update on Vaping-Related Lung Illness (New York Times)
“Why can Juul advertise on TV?” (Also includes a very good update on vaping and youth) by Michelle Andrews
Facts For Parents About E-Cigarettes & Vaping on healthychildren.org
Talk with Your Teen About E-cigarettes: A Tip Sheet for Parents from The Office of the Surgeon General.
How to Talk to Your Teen About Vaping and Ten Facts About E-Cigarettes by Lisa Esposito
Is My Child Vaping?  9 Signs to Watch For on raisingteenstoday.com

 
 

Mental Health & Wellness

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Children’s of Alabama Psychiatric Intake Response Center
(Assistance with assessing mental health services for youth)

Crisis Center UTalk
(Teenagers text or talk with trained volunteers)

 

CONTRIBUTING FACTORS

Adopted Children
Domestic Violence and Children
Bullying
Mental Illness in Families
Healthy divorce: How to make your split as smooth as possible

 

SUICIDE PREVENTION

 

Our ALL IN Suicide Prevention Information Page

Crisis Center UTalk
(Teenagers text or talk with trained volunteers)

988 | call or text | 988

TEEN DEPRESSION

National Institute of Mental Health: Teen Depression
More Than Sad: Teen Depression
“How to Talk to Your Teen About Depression, Suicide” Washington Post

 

ANXIETY

All In A Minute Video on Stress and Anxiety 

AACAP: Your Adolescent — Anxiety and Avoidant Disorders
PsyCom: Helping Kids with Anxiety
CDC: Anxiety & Depression in Children
PsyCom: Hidden Signs of Teen Anxiety

BIPOLAR DISORDER

National Institutes of Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder in Youth
American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Bipolar Disorder in Youth

SLEEP & SLEEP DEPRIVATION

All In’s All In A Minute Video on Sleep and Sleep Deprivation in Teenagers 

National Sleep Foundation: “Teens and Sleep”
American Psychological Association: “Young and Sleep-Deprived
US News & World Report: “The Importance of Sleep for Teen Mental Health
10 Tips to Help Your Teen Sleep

EATING DISORDERS

Parent Toolkit on Eating Disorders

BULLYING

How COVID 19 is Affecting Cyber Bullying

All In’s All In A Minute Video on Bullying
Mountain Brook Student Bullying/Harassment Reporting Form
Mountain Brook Schools Reporting Line
Stop Bullying
National Bullying Prevention Center
National Education Association – Teaching Students to Prevent Bullying

 

ABOUT TREATMENT

Normal or Not: When to Get Help: AACAP
When To Seek Help For Your Child
Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents: Definition
Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents: Different Types
Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents Part I – How Medications Are Used
Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents: Part II – Types Of Medications
Psychiatric Medication For Children And Adolescents Part III – Questions To Ask

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SAFETY & PREVENTABLE INJURIES

SPECIAL TOPICS

 

What Is My Value? The Ups & Downs of Teenage Life 
with Counselor Cindy Wiley

Part I  II  III

 

Parenting by Principle (with Dr. Dale Wisely)

 

Part I  II  III

Raising Resilient Children (with Alexis Sapp)

Part I  II

Disaster: Helping Children Cope
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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