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Addiction Resources

Families First Colorado
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Families First Colorado Mission: To provide services which strengthen families, empower parents, nurture children, and end the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Vision: A community that nurtures children, empowers parents and strengthens families.   Families First Colorado Guiding Principles Families First is guided by what is in… Read More

A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents
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Parents should stay informed about what their children do and whats going on in their lives. In order to prevent kids from abusing drugs or help them recover from addiction, parents should understand drug addiction and the effects it has on children. This free substance abuse guide for… Read More

Alcoholics Anonymous Teens

In Al-Anon, members do not give direction or advice to other members. Instead, they share their personal experiences and stories, and invite other members to “take what they like and leave the rest”—that is, to determine for themselves what lesson they could apply to their own lives.

Courage to Speak Foundation

The Courage to Speak® Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and its mission is dedicated to ” Saving lives by educating and empowering youth to be drug free and encouraging parents to talk to their children about the danger of drugs.” Ginger Katz along with her husband Larry presents to… Read More

Drug Slang Translator and Dictionary

Learn what terms are being used to describe controlled substances, alcohol and drugs.

Families Anonymous

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS is a 12 Step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems. When you come into our rooms you are no longer… Read More

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

We work to reduce teen substance abuse and support families impacted by addiction. Founded in 1987 as an anti-drug advertising campaign and formerly known as the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, we are a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen substance abuse and helping families impacted by addiction…. Read More

Rise Above Colorado

Rise Above Colorado is a drug abuse prevention organization that measurably impacts teen perceptions and attitudes about the risks of substance abuse to help youth make empowered, healthy choices. Our vision at Rise Above Colorado is to empower teens to lead a life free of drug abuse.

Stay Sharp Drug Prevention

Stay Sharp is a hard hitting high energy drug prevention presentation designed to educate students on drug and alcohol abuse and the consequences of their choices. The videos address the Facts, Lies and Costs of addiction. Intertwined in this dynamic video presentation students will hear speakers share personal… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

Body Image Resources

Body Gossip

Body Gossip campaigns through Arts and Education to empower every body to be the best version of themselves and rock their own brand of gorgeous.

Children’s Body-Image Foundation

Children’s Body-Image Foundation believes that all children should feel good about themselves. We are advocates for all children. We strive to help children build self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-acceptance by raising body image awareness and helping to educate the public. We help accomplish this by promoting & providing educational… Read More

Healthy Is The New Skinny

We believe by showing girls all different types of beautiful healthy bodies, not valuing one over the other, this will allow girls and women to be more accepting and loving of their own bodies. This will result in them having less anxiety and animosity towards each other.

Love Your Body Campaign

The National Organization for Women’s Love Your Body campaign challenges the message that a woman’s value is best measured through her willingness and ability to embody current beauty standards. Help spread the word about the hazards of the media’s narrow beauty ideals and sexualization of women and girls…. Read More

Mirror Mirror

This website was originally created in 1997 by Colleen Thompson, while she was recovering from an eating disorder. She hoped to provide education and support for others with eating disorders while also educating herself and working through some of the issues that she struggled with personally.

National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Reaching millions every year, we campaign for prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand… Read More

Parents for Healthy Kids

Since 2007, Action for Healthy Kids has worked with parents across the country to improve the nutrition and physical activity levels of kids at home and in school, and learned the most effective ways to engage parents in school wellness along the way. Informed and involved parents are… Read More

Project HEAL Denver

Project HEAL is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. MISSION: Raise funds for individuals suffering from eating disorders and to promote positive body image.

Smart-Girl

Smart-Girl is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Smart-Girl gives girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, Smart-Girl nurtures girls’ social-emotional… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

The Body Positive

The Body Positive was founded in 1996 to teach youth and adults to experience self-love, inhabit their unique beauty, and listen to the voice of wisdom within to guide sustainable, joyful self-care. Ultimately, the work frees all people to pursue their life purpose and passions.

The Eating Disorder Foundation

We are a non-profit organization with a compelling message about a life threatening illness that affects millions of people. The mission of The Foundation is to be an effective resource to the general public and the health care community in the collective effort to prevent and eliminate eating… Read More

Bullying Resources

Parent to Parent of Colorado
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Parent to Parent of Colorado (P2P-CO) is a parent initiated, parent controlled, organized group that builds inclusive communities, takes effective and constructive group action, and supports each other on the journey of parenting our sons and daughters with special health care needs or disabilities.

A Thin Line
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The Web and cell phones help us communicate, connect and learn in ways we never could before, but they’ve also forever changed how we interact with others. Things we used to share in person – and in private – can now be broadcast to thousands, instantly. Sometimes we… Read More

Breaking Silence

Breaking Silence delivers an interactive exhibit to a community to create a unique perspective on interpersonal violence (IPV). Interpersonal violence is a term used to describe a variety of crimes such as domestic violence, adult sexual assault, childhood sexual assault, and stalking. The majority of people know that… Read More

Bully Police USA

A Watch-dog Organization – Advocating for Bullied Children & Reporting on State Anti Bullying Laws

Bullyville

Online support for bullied teens and youth.

Champions Against Bullying

Champions Against Bullying is committed to creating a society where every child has the opportunity to develop, learn and thrive in an environment without fear, without violence and without limitation. CAB Will Meet The Challenge Of Change and… Remove the obstacles that get in the way of learning… Read More

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

The Colorado Anti-Violence Program envisions a Colorado where Transgender, Gender non-conforming, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer people have the power to determine the conditions of their lives, are valued for who they are, take responsibility for each other’s safety, and live their lives free from violence.

Cyberbullying Research Center

The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. Cyberbullying can be defined as “Willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” It is also known as “cyber… Read More

It Gets Better

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and… Read More

Kidpower of Colorado

Kidpower of Colorado is the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a nonprofit global leader in personal safety and violence prevention education since 1989. The Colorado Center was established in 1994 to provide comprehensive safety education skills to children ages 3-18 and their families. Kidpower’s mission is… Read More

Love is Respect

Loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle. By combining our resources and capacity, we are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives.

National Bullying Prevention Center

Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center, actively leads social change, so that bullying is no longer considered an accepted childhood rite of passage. PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and… Read More

One Colorado

One Colorado is a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans and their families.

Safe2Tell

Safe2Tell® is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Colorado that provides young people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.

School Climate Project

This project helps find students who are being bullied, helps bullied students deal with bullying, provides aggregate data about school bullying climates to school officials, and helps improve the overall climate of each school in order to let students learn and teachers teach.

Stomp Out Bullying

STOMP Out Bullying™ focuses on reducing and preventing bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse, educating against homophobia, racism and hatred, decreasing school absenteeism, and deterring violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of… Read More

STOPiT Anti-Bullying Mobile App

Electronic harassment is a pervasive problem that, until now, has been nearly impossible to combat. The STOPit app is an affordable, anti-bullying security solution. Offering protection for kids and peace of mind for parents, the app is easily installed on your student’s Apple or Android devices. Trusted by… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

The Bully Project

The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY. We’ve sparked a national movement to stop bullying that is transforming kids’ lives and changing a culture of bullying into one of empathy and action. The power of our work lies in the participation… Read More

The Stop Bullying Now Foundation

The long term vision statement of Stop Bullying Now Foundation, Inc. is to contribute to putting an end to the epidemic of bullying among today’s youth, empowering them through counseling, life skills training, open communication, and creative outlets. To accomplish this vision in the short term, we provide… Read More

The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. If you are thinking about suicide or are… Read More

Child Abuse Prevention Resources

ChildHelp

Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp’s approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the… Read More

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Every day in this country, 1,900 children become victims of abuse or neglect, and four of them will die. Every day. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children is a network of 949 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of… Read More

Just Yell Fire

Just Yell Fire™ is taking on a crisis social problem: violence and abuse against young women and girls. The numbers are horrific: 1 in 4 becomes a sexual assault victim, 1 in 3 face dating abuse, and too many encounter random violence, date rape drugs, hate crimes, or… Read More

Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect

Kempe is a world leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. We bring together leading research and treatment professionals, policy makers and community members to make sure every child has the opportunity to develop and grow in a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment.  Our… Read More

Love is Respect

Loveisrespect is a project of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Break the Cycle. By combining our resources and capacity, we are reaching more people, building more healthy relationships and saving more lives.

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Family Court Reform Resources

Adverse Childhood Experiences
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Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. As such, early experiences are an important public health issue. Much of the foundational research in this area has been referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).

Court Watch Volunteer Application
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Become an Advocate and Volunteer for the Moms Fight Back  “JustUs”  project. “JustUs” uses day-to-day observations to document problem patterns, inform the public and advocate for improvement in the family court system. “JustUs” tells everyone in the criminal justice system that the public cares and supports their efforts… Read More

Justice for Children

The purpose of Justice for Children is to provide a full range of advocacy and services for abused and neglected children; that includes pro-bono legal advocacy, public policy monitoring, guidance through a complex child protective system, professional referrals, mental health services, court watch, research, education, and emotional support…. Read More

Maralee McLean – Advocate

MARALEE  MCLEAN is a child advocate, protective parent, domestic violence expert, professional speaker and author of PROSECUTED BUT NOT SILENCED: Courtroom Reform for Sexually Abused Children. . Maralee has written several articles for the ABA Child Law Journal, Women’s E-New and other publications on the problems of family courts not protecting… Read More

Prosecuted But Not Silenced

A powerful commentary about a mother and daughter’s tragic involvement with the judicial system when there were allegations of child sexual abuse. This riveting book is a must read for all those working in the fields of domestic violence, child abuse, or child trauma so they can realize… Read More

Women’s Collaborative for Colorado

The Women’s Collaborative for Colorado (WCC) is a non-partisan collective of women’s non-profit organizations focused on accelerating change through collaboration. WCC’s mission is to activate non-profits and the women of Colorado to come together around issues and initiatives critical to the benefit and support of women and families; and… Read More

Family Dynamics Resources

Boys Town Crisis and Suicide Hotline
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Boys Town operators are available 24/7 to provide you with immediate phone assistance and short-term crisis intervention and counseling for parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways, physical and sexual abuse. Operators also provide referrals to local community resources.

Because I Love You
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Since 1982, Because I Love You, The Parent and Youth Support Groups, has been helping families in crisis. Meetings are attended by parents who have children (of all ages) with behavioral issues, such as a negative attitude, truancy, drug and/or alcohol abuse, running away, and verbal and physical… Read More

National Parent Helpline
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The National Parent Helpline® is here for you and is open to parents and caregivers of children and youth of all ages. HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM PST to 7:00 PM PST A trained National Parent Helpline® Advocate is ready to: listen to you offer… Read More

Families First Colorado
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Families First Colorado Mission: To provide services which strengthen families, empower parents, nurture children, and end the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Vision: A community that nurtures children, empowers parents and strengthens families.   Families First Colorado Guiding Principles Families First is guided by what is in… Read More

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (C&A), incorporated in 1976, is a full service, non-profit, trauma-informed mental health organization specializing in the emotional and behavioral needs of children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Concerns such as depression, anxiety and behavior problems like ADHD can, if left untreated, lead… Read More

Colorado Family Education, Resources and Training

CFERT translates education research into practice and works all over Colorado to assist agencies and communities in implementing and evaluating family education programs such as: Enhancing parent/child relationships Discipline and supervision Family cohesion Increasing family harmony and inclusion Development of social skills Community inclusion Drug information targeting parents,… Read More

Families Anonymous

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS is a 12 Step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems. When you come into our rooms you are no longer… Read More

Santa’s Elves: Kids Giving to Kids

Santa’s Elves is a chance to inspire life-long giving in your child’s life. It’s a fun and easy way to show your child how to give back and invest in your hometown. Unlike most other charities, we provide a hands-on experience for young children, helping kids give to… Read More

Women’s Collaborative for Colorado

The Women’s Collaborative for Colorado (WCC) is a non-partisan collective of women’s non-profit organizations focused on accelerating change through collaboration. WCC’s mission is to activate non-profits and the women of Colorado to come together around issues and initiatives critical to the benefit and support of women and families; and… Read More

Foster Care & Adoption Resources

Colorado Adoption Exchange

The Colorado Office of The Adoption Exchange is dedicated to helping waiting children in Colorado find safe, loving, permanent homes. In addition, we are here to assist adoptive families by providing resource information and referrals, support, advocacy and education. Hundreds of children are in the custody of the… Read More

Colorado Collaborative Foster Care

Arapahoe, Douglas and Jefferson Counties have joined forces to recruit, train, certify and support foster families throughout the metro-Denver area. These families provide care for children who cannot remain safely in their home. On average, there are more than 1,100 children in foster care and 40 children awaiting… Read More

Court Appointed Special Advocate

Every day in this country, 1,900 children become victims of abuse or neglect, and four of them will die. Every day. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children is a network of 949 community-based programs that recruit, train and support citizen-volunteers to advocate for the best interests of… Read More

Kids Crossing

Kids Crossing’s vision is to provide a safe and caring home for every child. Our mission is to strengthen families so they may provide the best care to those children entrusted to them. A few of Kids Crossing’s key values include: Safety Acceptance Strength Based Nurturing Family Belonging

The Colorado Heart Gallery

The Colorado Heart Gallery is a project to help Colorado’s children find families; all the children featured live in Colorado and are waiting for an adoptive family to call their own. Can you help?  This project is a collaborative effort among volunteer photographers, Colorado Department of Human Services, and… Read More

Mental Health Resources

Boys Town Crisis and Suicide Hotline
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Boys Town operators are available 24/7 to provide you with immediate phone assistance and short-term crisis intervention and counseling for parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways, physical and sexual abuse. Operators also provide referrals to local community resources.

Because I Love You
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Since 1982, Because I Love You, The Parent and Youth Support Groups, has been helping families in crisis. Meetings are attended by parents who have children (of all ages) with behavioral issues, such as a negative attitude, truancy, drug and/or alcohol abuse, running away, and verbal and physical… Read More

Families First Colorado
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Families First Colorado Mission: To provide services which strengthen families, empower parents, nurture children, and end the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Vision: A community that nurtures children, empowers parents and strengthens families.   Families First Colorado Guiding Principles Families First is guided by what is in… Read More

Body Gossip

Body Gossip campaigns through Arts and Education to empower every body to be the best version of themselves and rock their own brand of gorgeous.

Brain Works Project

The Brain Works and Coping Skills Classroom Project was established in 2002 beginning in California with demonstrations in 4th and 5th grade classrooms. Since the mid 1990’s Emotional Health Educator Ronald Brill, the project founder and director, has collected research on what keeps adolescents from being able to… Read More

Building Bridges for Children’s Mental Health

The Building Bridges for Children’s Mental Health Project in Colorado (Building Bridges) is designed to build a statewide system to support and sustain the integration of public schools and local behavioral health systems that will lead to increased access to behavioral health services and improved outcomes for school-aged… Read More

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (C&A), incorporated in 1976, is a full service, non-profit, trauma-informed mental health organization specializing in the emotional and behavioral needs of children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Concerns such as depression, anxiety and behavior problems like ADHD can, if left untreated, lead… Read More

It Gets Better

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and… Read More

Kids Mental Health

Children need to have a good mental health status if they are going to live up to their full potential and truly live a life that is filled with positive experiences and the willingness to do what is best for themselves and the people around them.

Know the Signs

Know the Signs is a program that educates parents, guardians, caregivers of children and young adults on the early warning signs, symptoms and behaviors of at-risk individuals and how to intervene to help them from hurting themselves or others.

Legal Information Network Colorado

Legal Information for Victims The Legal Information Network of Colorado (LINC) is a collaborative network that provides confidential, no-cost, comprehensive legal information services for crime victims in the Denver metro area. LINC brings together all of the legal resources available to victims and streamlines the process so victims… Read More

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children

The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Life is difficult for mothers following the disclosure of a child’s abuse, and they often have few, if any, resources available to them. Mothers sometimes have no supportive family… Read More

National Alliance of Mental Illness

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raise awareness… Read More

National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado

The mission of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado is to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families.

National Eating Disorders Association

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the leading non-profit organization in the United States advocating on behalf of and supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. Reaching millions every year, we campaign for prevention, improved access to quality treatment, and increased research funding to better understand… Read More

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is a national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families. It was conceived in Arlington, Virginia in February,… Read More

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Project HEAL Denver

Project HEAL is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. MISSION: Raise funds for individuals suffering from eating disorders and to promote positive body image.

Smart-Girl

Smart-Girl is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Smart-Girl gives girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, Smart-Girl nurtures girls’ social-emotional… Read More

Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado

The Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado (SPCC) was formed in 1999, when concerned citizens set out to create a statewide agency with the purpose of preventing suicide and creating a resource network for those who were working to prevent suicide around the state.

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

The Body Positive

The Body Positive was founded in 1996 to teach youth and adults to experience self-love, inhabit their unique beauty, and listen to the voice of wisdom within to guide sustainable, joyful self-care. Ultimately, the work frees all people to pursue their life purpose and passions.

The Eating Disorder Foundation

We are a non-profit organization with a compelling message about a life threatening illness that affects millions of people. The mission of The Foundation is to be an effective resource to the general public and the health care community in the collective effort to prevent and eliminate eating… Read More

The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. If you are thinking about suicide or are… Read More

Modern Parenting Resources

Parent to Parent of Colorado
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Parent to Parent of Colorado (P2P-CO) is a parent initiated, parent controlled, organized group that builds inclusive communities, takes effective and constructive group action, and supports each other on the journey of parenting our sons and daughters with special health care needs or disabilities.

National Parent Helpline
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The National Parent Helpline® is here for you and is open to parents and caregivers of children and youth of all ages. HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday through Friday 10:00 AM PST to 7:00 PM PST A trained National Parent Helpline® Advocate is ready to: listen to you offer… Read More

Families First Colorado
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Families First Colorado Mission: To provide services which strengthen families, empower parents, nurture children, and end the cycle of child abuse and neglect. Vision: A community that nurtures children, empowers parents and strengthens families.   Families First Colorado Guiding Principles Families First is guided by what is in… Read More

Brain Works Project

The Brain Works and Coping Skills Classroom Project was established in 2002 beginning in California with demonstrations in 4th and 5th grade classrooms. Since the mid 1990’s Emotional Health Educator Ronald Brill, the project founder and director, has collected research on what keeps adolescents from being able to… Read More

Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center. It’s a nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most.

Colorado Families for Hands and Voices

Colorado Families for Hands & Voices is a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.

Colorado Family Education, Resources and Training

CFERT translates education research into practice and works all over Colorado to assist agencies and communities in implementing and evaluating family education programs such as: Enhancing parent/child relationships Discipline and supervision Family cohesion Increasing family harmony and inclusion Development of social skills Community inclusion Drug information targeting parents,… Read More

Colorado Parent Teacher Association

Colorado PTA is a state chapter of the National PTA and serves as a nonsectarian, nonpartisan advocate for the child and for parental engagement by providing valuable information, resources and training.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media has videos and information on topics such as internet safety for elementary, middle school, high school kids, and tips for preventing cyber bullying.

ConnectSafely

ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of social media and mobile technology. Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.

Denver Early Childhood Council

Denver Colorado’s early childhood hub leveraging resources, opportunities and connections to create a quality system that impacts the lives of children and their families.

Denver Metro Community Parent Resource Center

Our mission is to inform and empower all families particularly low-income, culturally and linguistically diverse families in Denver, Colorado as advocates for their children with disabilities, ages birth – 26 to achieve meaningful participation in their schools and communities.

Drug Slang Translator and Dictionary

Learn what terms are being used to describe controlled substances, alcohol and drugs.

Families Anonymous

FAMILIES ANONYMOUS is a 12 Step fellowship for the families and friends who have known a feeling of desperation concerning the destructive behavior of someone very near to them, whether caused by drugs, alcohol, or related behavioral problems. When you come into our rooms you are no longer… Read More

Family Watchdog

We invite you to use our free service to locate registered sex offenders in your area. Just enter an address and we’ll show a map. You can click on the squares that appear and see photos (where available) addresses, convictions and other information about the offender.

GLBT Community Center of Colorado

GLBT Community Center of Colorado’s mission is to engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Colorado – by ensuring that every member of the LGBT community has access to the programs and resources they need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

Internet and Text Slang Translator and Dictionary

No Slang.com is a translator similar to those offered by Google or AltaVista with one major difference: We don’t translate language, we translate slang and acronyms. You know, those weird acronyms your kids use; things like lol, idk, rotflmfao, bbiab, and those stupid alternate spellings like kewl, dood,… Read More

Internet Safety Guide For Parents

Although the Internet is a valuable resource and generally a positive place for kids, the risk of harm is very real. Understand these risks and educate yourself and your family about the issues. Use the information in this brochure to understand how you can prevent your kids from… Read More

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children

The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Life is difficult for mothers following the disclosure of a child’s abuse, and they often have few, if any, resources available to them. Mothers sometimes have no supportive family… Read More

National Alliance on Mental Illness Colorado

The mission of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Colorado is to build communities of recovery and hope by educating, supporting and advocating for individuals affected by mental illness and their families.

National Parent Teacher Association

The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

NetLingo

NetLingo.com has thousands of definitions that explain the online world of business, technology, and communication, including the largest list of text and chat acronyms 😉 We entertain and educate students, teachers, parents, gamers, designers, techies, bloggers, journalists, and industry professionals worldwide. It began in 1995 as a Web… Read More

One Colorado

One Colorado is a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to securing and protecting equality and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Coloradans and their families.

Parents for Healthy Kids

Since 2007, Action for Healthy Kids has worked with parents across the country to improve the nutrition and physical activity levels of kids at home and in school, and learned the most effective ways to engage parents in school wellness along the way. Informed and involved parents are… Read More

Real Life. Real Talk.

Real Life. Real Talk.® is a bold, nationwide, social change effort. Its aim is to positively change the social climate in communities by creating more open, honest, and balanced talk about sex and health. A more positive social climate will, over time, help to ensure that people —… Read More

Smart-Girl

Smart-Girl is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Smart-Girl gives girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, Smart-Girl nurtures girls’ social-emotional… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

Urban Peak Denver

Founded in 1988, Urban Peak is the only non-profit organization in Denver that provides a full convergence of services for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Our goal is to meet youth where they are and to provide them with… Read More

Your Teen Mag

Updated daily with Your Teen’s latest news, expert advice, blog posts and much more. Search our database of hundreds of articles—or browse our sections on Drugs & Alcohol, Health, School, Relationships and Technology. Sign up for a free newsletter or connect with us via social media where we… Read More

School Safety Resources

Campus Safety Magazine

Campus Safety (CS) magazine and CampusSafetyMagazine.com exclusively serve campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools and universities in the United States.

Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat is a project of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center. It’s a nonprofit news organization covering educational change efforts in the communities where improvement matters most.

Colorado Parent Teacher Association

Colorado PTA is a state chapter of the National PTA and serves as a nonsectarian, nonpartisan advocate for the child and for parental engagement by providing valuable information, resources and training.

Colorado School Grades

Colorado School Grades provides accessible, easy- to-understand information about Colorado school performance. Using the exact same variables and weights as the Colorado Department of Education’s School Performance Framework, we translate the state’s data into letter grades (A-F) for public schools.

Colorado School Safety Resource Center

Goal: to assist educators, emergency responders, community organizations, school mental health professionals, parents and students to create safe, positive and successful school environments for Colorado students in all pre K-12 and higher education schools.

Colorado Succeeds

Colorado Succeeds is a non-profit, non-partisan coalition of business leaders committed to improving the state’s education system for workforce development and economic growth.

Free Back-to-School Safety eBook

Back to School Safety eBook to help make going back to school a gentler, safer experience for you and your children. I hope that even just one of the tips I’ve shared helps alleviate a little of your anxiety as a parent, by empowering you and your kids,… Read More

Kidpower of Colorado

Kidpower of Colorado is the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a nonprofit global leader in personal safety and violence prevention education since 1989. The Colorado Center was established in 1994 to provide comprehensive safety education skills to children ages 3-18 and their families. Kidpower’s mission is… Read More

National Parent Teacher Association

The overall purpose of PTA is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

National School Safety Center

Serves as an advocate for safe, secure and peaceful schools worldwide and as a catalyst for the prevention of school crime and violence. NSSC provides school communities and their school safety partners with quality information, resources, consultation, and training services.

Safe Communities Safe Schools

The Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) Initiative offers school safety research and prevention expertise through publications, trainings, and technical assistance in violence prevention planning and evidenced-based programming. Trainings are open to educators, prevention professionals, and community members involved with safe school planning. Trainings are held in various locations… Read More

Safe2Tell

Safe2Tell® is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Colorado that provides young people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.

School Climate Project

This project helps find students who are being bullied, helps bullied students deal with bullying, provides aggregate data about school bullying climates to school officials, and helps improve the overall climate of each school in order to let students learn and teachers teach.

School Safety Advocacy Council

The School Safety Advocacy Council is a team of dedicated individuals who work closely with your agency, district and or organization to help you achieve the results you need. The School Safety Advocacy Council advocates public policy in legislative and regulatory arenas and works to promote safe and… Read More

School Violence Prevention Manual

The School Violence Prevention and Student Discipline Manual is prepared by the Attorney General’s Office and distributed to schools in cooperation with the CU Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. The manual addresses the legal issues surrounding reporting, search and seizure, disciplinary actions, and school policies…. Read More

STOPiT Anti-Bullying Mobile App

Electronic harassment is a pervasive problem that, until now, has been nearly impossible to combat. The STOPit app is an affordable, anti-bullying security solution. Offering protection for kids and peace of mind for parents, the app is easily installed on your student’s Apple or Android devices. Trusted by… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

The Bully Project

The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY. We’ve sparked a national movement to stop bullying that is transforming kids’ lives and changing a culture of bullying into one of empathy and action. The power of our work lies in the participation… Read More

The Stop Bullying Now Foundation

The long term vision statement of Stop Bullying Now Foundation, Inc. is to contribute to putting an end to the epidemic of bullying among today’s youth, empowering them through counseling, life skills training, open communication, and creative outlets. To accomplish this vision in the short term, we provide… Read More

Sex and Sexuality Resources

Boys Town Crisis and Suicide Hotline
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Boys Town operators are available 24/7 to provide you with immediate phone assistance and short-term crisis intervention and counseling for parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways, physical and sexual abuse. Operators also provide referrals to local community resources.

Sex, Etc
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Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! Each year, five million young people visit Sexetc.org, and over 45,000 read our magazine to get honest and accurate sexual health information. We’ve helped teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy,… Read More

Sex Ed Library
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SexEdLibrary is the most comprehensive online sex ed resource in the nation. Human sexuality is like no other subject in our educational system today. Not only should the content be up to date and relevant, but the tools with which you teach it can be as important as… Read More

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth champions efforts to help young people make informed and responsible decisions about their reproductive and sexual health. Advocates believes it can best serve the field by boldly advocating for a more positive and realistic approach to adolescent sexual health.

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

The Colorado Anti-Violence Program envisions a Colorado where Transgender, Gender non-conforming, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer people have the power to determine the conditions of their lives, are valued for who they are, take responsibility for each other’s safety, and live their lives free from violence.

Colorado Youth Matter

Colorado Youth Matter actively engages Colorado communities to promote the healthy sexual development of all young people.

Date Safe Project

Over the past decade, more attention is being given to dangerous sexual behavior among our youth and to the crime of sexual assault – mainly due to cases and news stories concerning celebrities, middle schools, high schools, college campuses, and the military. Unfortunately, the public debates arising from… Read More

Future of Sex Education

The Future of Sex Education Project (FoSE) began in July 2007 when staff from Advocates for Youth, Answer and Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S. (SIECUS) first met to discuss the future of sex education in the United States. At the time, each organization was looking… Read More

GLBT Community Center of Colorado

GLBT Community Center of Colorado’s mission is to engage, empower, enrich, and advance the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community of Colorado – by ensuring that every member of the LGBT community has access to the programs and resources they need to live happy, healthy, and productive lives.

It Gets Better

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and… Read More

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Real Life. Real Talk.

Real Life. Real Talk.® is a bold, nationwide, social change effort. Its aim is to positively change the social climate in communities by creating more open, honest, and balanced talk about sex and health. A more positive social climate will, over time, help to ensure that people —… Read More

Restore Dignity

Restore Dignity is a national organization dedicated to creating opportunity, fostering personal growth, and restoring the dignity of Survivors of sexual violence during their pursuit of higher education. Our mission is to engage, unite, and empower Survivors by providing community and scholarship. Our primary focus is to ensure… Read More

Smart-Girl

Smart-Girl is a prevention and enrichment program designed to engage girls in activities that develop their social-emotional skills. Smart-Girl gives girls the chance to think about and discuss the challenges they encounter and to formulate and practice appropriate and productive responses. Through this process, Smart-Girl nurtures girls’ social-emotional… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

Teen Talk Sexuality Education

The mission of Teen Talk Sexuality Education (TTSE) is to help young people feel confident and supported to make informed decisions about their own sexual health.

The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. If you are thinking about suicide or are… Read More

Sexual Assault Awareness Resources

After Silence

After Silence is designed to help victims become survivors, and communicate in the recovery of sexual violence. Our mission is to support, empower, validate, and educate survivors, as well as their families and supporters. The core of our organization is a support group, message board, and chat room… Read More

Breaking Silence

Breaking Silence delivers an interactive exhibit to a community to create a unique perspective on interpersonal violence (IPV). Interpersonal violence is a term used to describe a variety of crimes such as domestic violence, adult sexual assault, childhood sexual assault, and stalking. The majority of people know that… Read More

Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault

The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault (CCASA) is a membership organization promoting safety, justice and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence.

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance

the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) has been committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. By operating in an inclusive and compassionate manner, COVA creates solutions and positive change. COVA is a nonprofit statewide membership organization, with… Read More

Date Safe Project

Over the past decade, more attention is being given to dangerous sexual behavior among our youth and to the crime of sexual assault – mainly due to cases and news stories concerning celebrities, middle schools, high schools, college campuses, and the military. Unfortunately, the public debates arising from… Read More

Family Watchdog

We invite you to use our free service to locate registered sex offenders in your area. Just enter an address and we’ll show a map. You can click on the squares that appear and see photos (where available) addresses, convictions and other information about the offender.

Just Tell

JustTell was created to educate and empower children and adults around the issue of childhood sexual abuse. On the kids’ pages of the site, we encourage children who are being sexually abused to choose an adult in their life who they trust, and to tell that adult about… Read More

Just Yell Fire

Just Yell Fire™ is taking on a crisis social problem: violence and abuse against young women and girls. The numbers are horrific: 1 in 4 becomes a sexual assault victim, 1 in 3 face dating abuse, and too many encounter random violence, date rape drugs, hate crimes, or… Read More

Legal Information Network Colorado

Legal Information for Victims The Legal Information Network of Colorado (LINC) is a collaborative network that provides confidential, no-cost, comprehensive legal information services for crime victims in the Denver metro area. LINC brings together all of the legal resources available to victims and streamlines the process so victims… Read More

Mothers of Sexually Abused Children

The MOSAC site is designed specifically for mothers who have experienced the sexual abuse of one of their children. Life is difficult for mothers following the disclosure of a child’s abuse, and they often have few, if any, resources available to them. Mothers sometimes have no supportive family… Read More

One in Four

One in Four, Inc is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of rape by the thoughtful application of theory and research to rape prevention programming. Our presentation and prevention strategies are based in statistical research and have been shown to increase likelihood of bystander… Read More

Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network

RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and was named one of “America’s 100 Best Charities” by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline (800.656.HOPE and online.rainn.org) in partnership with more than 1,100 local rape crisis centers… Read More

Restore Dignity

Restore Dignity is a national organization dedicated to creating opportunity, fostering personal growth, and restoring the dignity of Survivors of sexual violence during their pursuit of higher education. Our mission is to engage, unite, and empower Survivors by providing community and scholarship. Our primary focus is to ensure… Read More

Stop It Now!

Since 1992 Stop It Now!® has been preventing the sexual abuse of children by helping adults, families and communities take actions that keep kids safe – especially before they are ever harmed.

The Blue Bench

The Blue Bench is metropolitan Denver’s only comprehensive sexual assault prevention and support center. Since our founding in 1983 we’ve worked tirelessly in Colorado to eliminate sexual assault and diminish the impact it has on individuals, their loved ones and our community.

Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios

Z-Ultimate Self Defense Studios, LLC – ZUSDS – is a part of a family of martial arts companies formed with one goal in mind – to provide “Z-Ultimate” martial arts experience for students and their families by providing life changing and character building experiences through world-class personalized martial… Read More

Social Media & Internet Safety Resources

A Thin Line
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The Web and cell phones help us communicate, connect and learn in ways we never could before, but they’ve also forever changed how we interact with others. Things we used to share in person – and in private – can now be broadcast to thousands, instantly. Sometimes we… Read More

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media has videos and information on topics such as internet safety for elementary, middle school, high school kids, and tips for preventing cyber bullying.

ConnectSafely

ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of social media and mobile technology. Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.

Cyberbullying Research Center

The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents. Cyberbullying can be defined as “Willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices.” It is also known as “cyber… Read More

Enough Is Enough

Enough Is Enough® (EIE), a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, emerged in 1994 as the national leader on the front lines to make the Internet safer for children and families. Since then, EIE has pioneered and led the effort to confront online pornography, child pornography, child stalking and sexual… Read More

Family Online Safety Instutite

The Family Online Safety Institute is an international, non-profit organization which works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. FOSI convenes leaders in industry, government and the non-profit sectors to collaborate and innovate new solutions and policies in the field of online safety. Through… Read More

FamilyConnect

FamilyConnect has been providing Internet filtering technologies for families for over a decade. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma and founded on the Christian principles that filtering should be effective for both children and their parents, FamilyConnect provides one of the most effective filtering systems for Windows computers.

Interactive Cyber Safety Guide

The Internet is without a doubt one of the best resources available to us. Unfortunately it’s also extremely dangerous if you aren’t aware of who and what lurks behind the scenes. Everyone should know how to be safe when surfing the web, but internet safety tips and tricks… Read More

Internet and Text Slang Translator and Dictionary

No Slang.com is a translator similar to those offered by Google or AltaVista with one major difference: We don’t translate language, we translate slang and acronyms. You know, those weird acronyms your kids use; things like lol, idk, rotflmfao, bbiab, and those stupid alternate spellings like kewl, dood,… Read More

Internet Safety Guide For Parents

Although the Internet is a valuable resource and generally a positive place for kids, the risk of harm is very real. Understand these risks and educate yourself and your family about the issues. Use the information in this brochure to understand how you can prevent your kids from… Read More

Keeping Kids Safe Online

There are a few things you can do to actively prevent problems from coming up. Not only do you want to be proactive in monitoring your kids’ activity online, you’ll also want to take several measures to ensure their safety. Some include: Blocking sites – Don’t let your… Read More

NetLingo

NetLingo.com has thousands of definitions that explain the online world of business, technology, and communication, including the largest list of text and chat acronyms 😉 We entertain and educate students, teachers, parents, gamers, designers, techies, bloggers, journalists, and industry professionals worldwide. It began in 1995 as a Web… Read More

Safe2Tell

Safe2Tell® is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Colorado that provides young people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.

Stay Safe Online

NCSA’s mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets. VisionIn a climate of persistent threats, securing cyber space is… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

Teen Pregnancy Resources

Boys Town Crisis and Suicide Hotline
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Boys Town operators are available 24/7 to provide you with immediate phone assistance and short-term crisis intervention and counseling for parent-child conflicts, marital and family issues, suicide, pregnancy, runaways, physical and sexual abuse. Operators also provide referrals to local community resources.

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy
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Our mission is to improve the lives and future prospects of children and families and, in particular, to help ensure that children are born into stable, two-parent families who are committed to and ready for the demanding task of raising the next generation. Our strategy is to prevent… Read More

Sex, Etc
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Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country! Each year, five million young people visit Sexetc.org, and over 45,000 read our magazine to get honest and accurate sexual health information. We’ve helped teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy,… Read More

Pregnant Teen Help
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Our primary goal at PregnantTeenHelp.org is to educate our users. Through our collection of informative articles we hope to help our viewers make educated decisions about parenting of pregnant adolescents.

Colorado Youth Matter

Colorado Youth Matter actively engages Colorado communities to promote the healthy sexual development of all young people.

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Provides 24/7 short-term counseling and referrals to local drug treatment centers, shelters, and counseling services. Responds to youth dealing with pregnancy, molestation, suicide, and child abuse.

Stay Teen

Did you know that more than 2,000 teen girls in the United States get pregnant every day? In fact, 3 in 10 girls will become pregnant at least once by age 20. And even though nearly all teens say they don’t want to get pregnant, most of them… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

Youth Violence Resources

Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect
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Headquartered on the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado, The Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect has been recognized as a world leader in child abuse treatment and prevention programs for over forty years.

Centers for Disease Control – Youth Violence Prevention

The ultimate goal is to stop youth violence before it starts. Several prevention strategies have been identified.

Colorado Anti-Violence Program

The Colorado Anti-Violence Program envisions a Colorado where Transgender, Gender non-conforming, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Queer people have the power to determine the conditions of their lives, are valued for who they are, take responsibility for each other’s safety, and live their lives free from violence.

Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance

the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA) has been committed to fairness and healing for crime victims, their families and communities through leadership, education, and advocacy. By operating in an inclusive and compassionate manner, COVA creates solutions and positive change. COVA is a nonprofit statewide membership organization, with… Read More

Date Safe Project

Over the past decade, more attention is being given to dangerous sexual behavior among our youth and to the crime of sexual assault – mainly due to cases and news stories concerning celebrities, middle schools, high schools, college campuses, and the military. Unfortunately, the public debates arising from… Read More

Gang Free

Gangfree.org was developed by the Gang Alternatives Program (GAP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides services and programs to promote a gangfree lifestyle to young people and their families. Every day, GAP’s positive impact is felt by thousands of people in multiple communities in and around the Los… Read More

Grasp Youth

GRASP (Gang Rescue and Support Project) is a peer-run, intervention program that works with youth who are at-risk of gang involvement or are presently active in gangs, helps families of gang victims, and serves as a youth advocate. And, it works so well because it is run by… Read More

It Gets Better

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them. Growing up isn’t easy. Many young people face daily tormenting and… Read More

Johns Hopkins Center For The Prevention Of Youth Violence

The Johns Hopkins Center for the Prevention of Youth Violence (JHCPYV) is one of six Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention funded by the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The goals of the Center are to 1) Create and sustain an administrative infrastructure to support… Read More

Kidpower of Colorado

Kidpower of Colorado is the local center of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International, a nonprofit global leader in personal safety and violence prevention education since 1989. The Colorado Center was established in 1994 to provide comprehensive safety education skills to children ages 3-18 and their families. Kidpower’s mission is… Read More

Life Over Fashion

Joshua Woods was only 22 years old when he was shot and violently murdered…over a pair of sneakers. Please take a stand and make your voice be heard so that these senseless acts of violence can stop!

Open Door Youth Colorado

Open Door’s most important goal is to prevent kids from ever joining gangs. Open Door has developed successful programs with elementary and middle school-aged children that focus on prevention. Our programs are tailored for schools, corporations, other non-profit agencies, law enforcement agencies and civic groups.  The programs seek to educate… Read More

Prevent Child Abuse Colorado

Prevent Child Abuse Colorado works to address the unique needs of Colorado’s families as we strive together to provide an encouraging and supportive environment in which children can grow into healthy and engaged members of society.

Project ChildSafe

Project ChildSafe is a nationwide program that promotes safe firearms handling and storage practices among all firearm owners through the distribution of safety education messages and free firearm Safety Kits. The kits include a cable-style gun-locking device and a brochure (also available in Spanish) that discusses safe handling… Read More

Safe2Tell

Safe2Tell® is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization based in Colorado that provides young people a way to report any threatening behaviors or activities endangering themselves or someone they know, in a way that keeps them safe and anonymous.

STOPiT Anti-Bullying Mobile App

Electronic harassment is a pervasive problem that, until now, has been nearly impossible to combat. The STOPit app is an affordable, anti-bullying security solution. Offering protection for kids and peace of mind for parents, the app is easily installed on your student’s Apple or Android devices. Trusted by… Read More

Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere

STRYVE, or Striving To Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere, is a national initiative led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent youth violence before it starts among young people ages 10 to 24. STRYVE’s vision is safe and healthy youth who can achieve their full… Read More

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Originally, the mission of the SADD chapter was to help young people say “No” to drinking and driving. Today, the mission has expanded. Students have told us that positive peer pressure, role modeling and environmental strategies can prevent other destructive decisions and set a healthier, safer course for… Read More

Students Against Violence Everywhere

Through a cadre of volunteers and the resourcefulness of student members, SAVE chapters are growing and making a positive difference across the nation. SAVE is a unique and powerful approach to youth safety because it recognizes the role that young people can take in making schools and communities… Read More

Teen Health

We’re a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life. TeensHealth is accessible 24 hours a day so you can get the doctor-approved information you need to make educated decisions — or help a friend who needs advice. There’s… Read More

The Conflict Center

Founded in 1987 The Conflict Center has grown from a dream to a place that enables all those who wish to learn the practical skills of peacemaking. Because conflict is inevitable, we are not an organization without conflict, but we walk the talk and manage it. We are… Read More

Victory Over Violence

To inspire people, especially young people to identify and counteract the root causes of violence in their lives, homes, schools, and local communities through awareness, introspection, individual empowerment and a creative commitment to dialogue.