resources for

parentsof Teens

Websites, blogs and books recommended by our Middle School and High School staff to help parents navigate the teen years.

AXIS CULTURE TRANSLATOR

Helpful for parents who want to understand the songs, movies, slang words, life happening, etc their teens are exposed to .

FIGHT THE NEW DRUG

A non-religious and non-legislative organization that exists to provide individuals the opportunity to make an informed decision regarding pornography by raising awareness on its harmful effects using only science, facts, and personal accounts.

YOUTH SPECIALTIES

Geared toward youth ministry leaders, but, features blogs on topics that parents might want to talk to their kids about.

THE BIBLE PROJECT

A good Bible resource for parents and kids to look at together.

CENTER FOR PARENT/YOUTH UNDERSTANDING

Helping parents, youth workers, educators, pastors and others understand and reach today's youth culture

PARENTEEN

Serving the developmental and systemic needs of the young

HOPE COALITION

OF BOULDER COUNTY

Supporting depression awareness and suicide prevention with education and advocacy in Boulder County

NATIONAL SUICIDE

PREVENTION HOTLINE

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

HEALTHY KIDS

COLORADO SURVEY

The Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS), and formerly the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), provide a reliable local profile of risk behaviors among our community’s middle and high school students.

RELEVANT MAGAZINE 

Aimed at the millennial generation, but, may provide conversation starters for parents and their kids. Also check out the God, Life and Culture sections for meaningful blogs. 

THE HEALTHY

YOUTH ALLIANCE

The Healthy Youth Alliance’s current focus is to provide tools and resources for parents and caregivers to “keep talking” to their kids about tough topics because even though they may act like they aren’t listening, they are.The Healthy Youth Alliance receives funding from the Colorado Division of Behavioral Health.

RECOMMENDED

COUNSELORS

For a list of recommended counselors that specialize in adolescent issues, please contact Matt McDonald , Kyle Rohan or Ash McDonald.

RECOMMENDED

BOOKS

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