This directory provides a comprehensive outline of the various social services resources that are available in Denton County.
An online searchable database offering information on local mental health resources and services for teens and young adults. Here For Youth is a collaborative project of the I AM H·E·R·E Coalition, the North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians, and the Grant Halliburton Foundation.
The Wellness Alliance for Total Children's Health of Denton County is a collection of a wide range of resources. The website is designed to provide a wealth of information and guidance in accessing mental health resources in Denton County.
This link will lead you to information about the thin line that exists between digital use and abuse. Please feel free to share comments.
The State of Texas passed legislation that became effective on January 1, 2012 that requires education on cybersafety for students in Texas beginning the 2012-13 school year. This website shares the curriculum developed by the Texas School Safety Center which is charged with the responsibility of developing appropriate educational programs to address the issue of sexting.
Please feel free to share your comments, suggestions, etc.
Choosing the right laptop can be difficult among the many that are available. Thanks to a student in California for sharing this resource with us!!
This link will connect you to a vast array of information relevant to safety and media. Please feel free to share comments.
Information about keeping children and teens safe while they are on-line.
Useful information on creating a safe home environment.
Texas School Safety Center has valuable information related to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for children in school. There is information about trainings, workshops, websites, etc. A lot of valuable information is available at no additional expense. Please feel free to share comments.
Domestic Violence/Dating Violence
Webinars- Talking to your kids about dating and healthy relationships.
GASP-Games Adolescents Shouldn't Play
In the News
Information about SB407 which is new sexting legislation.
This information is being provided for informational purposes only in an effort to keep our community up to date and current as changes are made related to safe and drug free issues.
Journey to Dream School Groups
Thanks to Elisabeth T. and Austin K. at FMHS for sharing this message with us! This message was aired at FMHS on Valentine's Day.
LISD Guidance and Counseling home page
Substance Abuse and Addiction Resources
One in eight older teens has used powerful prescription painkillers when they weren't prescribed-and many of them start misusing the medications earlier than was previously assumed according to new research. See website for more details.
Welcome to CARE | a community resource free for individuals and families who have a concern, question or need a confidential place to look for help with substance abuse issues.
CARE also provides chemical awareness education. We are here to listen and help!
"Our goal is to educate parents and youth about the dangers of drugs. We use our youth for educating. They teach the parents what to look for, etc., and they teach other youth, because they are closer in age, they listen. This ends up building self-esteem for all. Great Circle of Support!"