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Parenting refers to the methods and techniques used or required in the rearing of children and teens.

2020 Mom


2020 Mom, founded in 2011 as the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative, has evolved as a national organization with a mission: Closing gaps in maternal mental care through education, advocacy and collaboration.

DFi: Digital Futures Initiative

DFi provides training programs for instructors and parents on how to educate kids on issues that can arise from irresponsible internet use, including harassment, cyberbullying, loss of emotional intelligence, substance use, distracted driving and more.

CDC Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Parenting is hard work! But it can also be fun and rewarding. There are many things you can do to help build a safe, stable, and nurturing relationship with your child. This website will help you handle some common parenting challenges, so you can be a more confident parent and enjoy helping your child grow.

Family Resource Center


There is a lot of good information out there about adolescent substance use, but there is a lot of bad – and even dangerous – information out there too. The Family Resource Center is a directory of those resources that are backed by various degrees of scientific support to those that come from the most notable, national sources. By organizing and vetting these quality resources, we hope to relieve families of the burden of sorting and evaluating information themselves. This is a place to start getting informed about how to prevent drug or alcohol use, intervene early, find treatment and support adolescents in addiction recovery. It also provides insight on how you can help YOURSELF during this time.

Hidden In Plain Sight

Power to the Parent’s Hidden in Plain Sight room provides parents with clues from a teen’s bedroom to help them determine whether their child might be experimenting with or using drugs or alcohol. Room décor, hidden compartments and items to conceal use are located throughout the room.

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People

The 2016 U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on e-cigarette use among youth and young adults is the first report issued by a Federal agency that comprehensively reviews the public health issue of electronic cigarettes and their impact on our nation’s young people. Evidence was gathered from studies that included one or more of three age groups: young adolescents (11–14 years of age); adolescents (15–17 years of age); and young adults (18–25 years of age).

The Mighty


Billions of people are facing serious health conditions — including many of us at The Mighty. It’s so easy to feel like we are facing these challenges alone. The truth is, we are all facing disability, disease and mental illness together. But when we look online for help, all we often find is medical information. We want a community, too. That’s what The Mighty is building. We publish real stories by real people facing real challenges. We are building a brand and a community around them. Having a disability or disease doesn’t have to be isolating. That’s why The Mighty exists.

Mother to Baby

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Mother to Baby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), is the nation’s leading authority and most trusted source of evidence-based information on the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Our information service is available to mothers, healthcare professionals, and the general public. We also conduct state-of-the-art research on the safety of medications and vaccines in pregnancy.

Parents Anonymous

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Our mission is to ensure meaningful Shared Leadership® that results in better outcomes for families and communities by advocating, implementing, and evaluating across systems through evidence-based Parents Anonymous® Groups, National Parent Helpline®, Shared Leadership® in Action and National Certification of Parent Leaders and Staff. As the nation’s premier family strengthening organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, Parents Anonymous® Inc.

A Parent’s Guide to the Teen Brain

Teen Brain

New discoveries about adolescent brain development have opened up fresh ways of thinking about teen behavior, and offer new insight into how parents can help their teens understand the risks of drugs and alcohol.

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

DrugFree Kids

The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids is here for parents, helping them prevent, intervene in, or find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children.

Sesame Street Workshop


Sesame Workshop, the non-profit educational organization behind Sesame Street, announced today its first-ever comprehensive initiative designed to help children cope with traumatic experiences. The initiative is a major new addition to Sesame Street in Communities, a program to help community service providers, parents, and caregivers give children, especially the most vulnerable, a strong and healthy start.

Social Hosting

The Partnership at and The Parents Translational Research Center at the Treatment Research Institute (TRI) developed this web application and resource to help parents understand social hosting laws in their state.