Resources for Crisis and Emergencies:

  • Mental Health Emergencies-Netcare Access – 614-276-2273
  • ODADAS (Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services) – 1-800-788-7254
  • National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Hope Line- 1-800-622-2255
  • Child Abuse Hotline to Report Abuse – 614-229-7000
  • The Ohio State University Emergency Room – 614-293-8333
  • National Association of Poison Control Centers-1-800-222-1222
  • Crisis Text Line- text “START” to 741-741
  • Local Teen Suicide Hotline – 614-294-3300
  • National Suicide Prevention Line -1-800-273-8255
  • National Hopeline Network – 1-800-784-2433
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline- 1-800-799-7233
  • Choices Crisis Hotline-614-224-4663
  • National Crisis Line for Eating Disorders- 1-800-233-4357
  • National Hotline for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexuality and Transgendered Youth: 1-888-843-4564
  • Self-Harm Hotline-1-800-366-8288
  • The Grief Recovery Institute – 1-800-445-4808

Recommended Readings:

  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents. R. Barkley
  • Understanding Girls With ADHD. K. Nadeau
  • Power Parenting For Children with ADD/ADHD: A Practical Guide For Managing Difficult Behaviors. G. Flick
  • Late, Lost and Unprepared. J. Cooper-Kahn & L. Dietzel
  • From Chaos to Calm: Effective Parenting for Challenging Children with ADHD and Other Behavioral Problems. J. Heininger & S. Weiss
  • Smart But Scattered: The Revolutionary Executive Skills Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential. P. Dawson & R. Guare
Eating Disorders:
  • The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders: Supporting Self-Esteem, Healthy Eating, and Positive Body Image at Home. M. Herrin & N. Matsumoto
  • When Your Child Has An Eating Disorder: A Step-By-Step Workbook for Parents and Other Caregivers. A. Natenshon
  • Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder. J. Lock & D. LeGrange
  • Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa: A Family-Based Approach. J. Lock
  • Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia. M. Hornbacher
  • Thin Enough: My Spiritual Journey Through the Living Death of An Eating Disorder. S. Cruse
  • Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls. M. Pipher
  • Help For Eating Disorders: A Parent’s Guide to Symptoms, Causes & Treatments. D. K. Katzman & L. Pinhas
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A Survival Guide for Families, Friends and Sufferers. J. Treasure
  • Children and Teens Afraid To Eat: Helping Youth In Today’s Weigh-Obsessed World. F. M. Berg
  • Intuitive Eating. E. Tribole
  • Life Without Ed. J. Schaefer
  • Everyday Ways To Raise Smart, Strong, Confident Girls: Successful Teens Tell Us What Works. B. Littman
  • School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and The Confidence Gap. P. Orenstein
  • Girls Will Be Girls: Raising Confident and Courageous Daughters. J. Deak
  • The Gifts of Imperfection. B. Brown
Peers Issues:
  • Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write About Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy. R. Simmons
  • Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls. R. Simmons
  • Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends & Other Realities of Adolescence. R. Wiseman
  • Girlfighting: Betrayal and Rejections Among Girls. L. Brown
  • Your Child: Bully or Victim? Understanding and Ending School Yard Tyranny. P. L. Sheras
  • The Teen Code: How to Talk to Them About Sex, Drugs, and Everything Else. R. Godfrey
  • In Love and In Danger: A Teens Guide to Breaking Free of Abusive Relationships. B. Levy
  • Beyond The Big Talk: Every Parent’s Guide to Raising Sexually Healthy Teens–From Middle School to High School and Beyond. D. W. Haffner & A. H. Tartaglione
  • The Five Love Languages. G. Chapman
Adoption and Attachment:
  • Parenting Other People’s Children: Understanding and Repairing Reactive Attachment Disorder. J. Stoller
  • Beneath The Mask: Understanding Adopted Teens. D. Riley & J. Meeks
  • When Love Is Not Enough: A Guide To Parenting Children with RAD. N. Thomas
  • Attachment, Trauma, and Healing: Understanding and Treating Attachment Disorder in Children and Families. T. Levy & M. Orlans
Mood Disorder Related Issues:
  • Surviving Manic Depression: A Manual on Bipolar Disorder for Patients, Families, and Providers. E. F. Torrey
  • The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know. D. J. Miklowitz
  • The Bipolar Teen: What You Can Do to Help Your Child and Your Family. D. J. Miklowitz
  • Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy. D. D. Burns
  • An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. K. R. Jamison
Effective Parenting:
  • Mothering and Daughtering: Keeping Your Bond Strong Through The Teen Years. S. Reynolds & E. Reynolds
  • How to Talk so Children Will Listen and How to Listen so Children Will Talk. A. Faber & E. Mazlish
  • SOS-Help for Parents. L. Clark
  • The Difficult Child. S. Turecki & L. Tanner
  • Liberated Parents/Liberated Children. A. Faber & E. Mazlish
  • The New Strong-Willed Child. J. Dobson
  • Children: The Challenge. R. Dreikurs
  • 1-2-3 Magic. T. Phelan
  • Logical Consequences: The New Approach to Discipline. R. Dreikurs
  • Children: The Challenge. R. Dreikurs
  • Parenting the Strong-Willed Child, The Clinically Proved Five-Week Program for Parents of Two to Six-Year-Olds. R. Forehand & N. Long
  • Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior. R. Barkley & C. Benton
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children. R. Greene
  • Raising Resistant Children. R. Brooks & S. Goldstein
  • Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust. N. Long & R Forehand
  • Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce. J.S. Wallerstein & J.B. Kelly
  • Child-Friendly Divorce. D. Berry
  • Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce. E. Marquardt
  • The Divorce Helpbook for Teens. C. MacGregor
  • Helping Children Survive Divorce: What to Expect, How to Help. A.D. Hart
Grief and Loss:
  • When Someone Very Special Dies. M. Heegaard
  • On Grief and Grieving. E. Kubler-Ross.
  • The Other Side of Sadness. G. Bonanno
  • Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction. D. Sheff
  • Never Enough: The Neuroscience And Experience of Addiction. J. Grisel
  • A Million Little Pieces. J. Frey
  • Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.  Alcohol Anonymous World Services, INC.