Crisis Intervention Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   1-800-273-8255

The Trevor Project - Call 24/7 | Queer Suicide Helpline To Help‎ LGBTQ Youth

Montgomery County Crisis Center 240-777-4000

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Mental Health Support and Education

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness Montgomery County, MD

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

CHADD The National Resource on ADHD

Recommended Reading

The Self Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives By William Stixrud, PhD and Ned Johnson (Released February 2018)

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
Jun 9, 2015 by Julie Lythcott-Haims
What Works with Teens: A Professional’s Guide to Engaging Authentically with Adolescents to Achieve Lasting Change
Apr 1, 2015 by Britt H. Rathbone MSSW LCSW-C and Julie B. Baron MSW LCSW-C
Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World Paperback – 2nd Edition 2016 by Rosalind Wiseman  
Masterminds and Wingmen: Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World Paperback – July 29, 2014 by Rosalind Wiseman  
American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers– Deckle Edge, February 23, 2016 by Nancy Jo Sales

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood Hardcover – February 9, 2016 by Lisa Damour  

UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

May 23, 2017 by Michele Borba 

Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated Paperback – August 21, 2002 by Anthony E. Wolf
Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain Paperback – August 4, 2015 by Daniel J. Siegel MD
Helping Teens Who Cut: Understanding and Ending Self-Injury
Jun 11, 2008 by Michael Hollander
Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions: DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional and Behavioral Challenges by Pat Harvey; Britt H. Rathbone
The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us about Our Kids Paperback – September 14, 2004 by Barbara Strauch 
Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children
Nov 1, 2008 by Bonnie Zucker

How I Stayed Alive When My Brain Was Trying to Kill Me: One Person's Guide to Suicide Prevention 

July 8, 2003  by Susan Rose Blauner 

The Blessing of a B Minus: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Resilient Teenagers
Sep 13, 2011 by Wendy Mogel Ph.D


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