Resources for Parents
Note: Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement by ICAP, nor is ICAP responsible for the content or materials posted on these sites.
- “For Parents, Be an Askable Parent” www.iwannaknow.org/parents.html (from the American Social Health Association)
- “How to Talk with Your Children About Sex” www.plannedparenthood.org/parents/how -talk-your-child-about-sex-4422.htm (from Planned Parenthood)
- A website for all teens, parents, and professionals that includes information on parenting teenagers, troubled teens, teen issues, treatment programs, and other related topics. http://www.teenhelp.com
- “Office of Adolescent Health” http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/resources-and-publications/info/parents/
- Sex and Sensibility: The Thinking Parent’s Guide to Talking Sense about Sex. Deborah M. Roffman
- When Benjamin Wants to Know: Family Conversations about the “Facts of Life.” Dona Caine
- How to Talk to Your Child about Sex. Linda and Richard Eyre
- Let’s Talk about S-E-X. Sam Gitchel, Lorri Foster and Dori Kaplan
- It’s So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families. Robie H. Harris
- It’s Perfectly Normal: Growing Up, Changing Bodies, Sex and Sexual Health. Robie H. Harris
- Sex is More than a Plumbing Lesson: A Parent’s Guide to Sexuality Education for Infants through the Teen Years. Patty Stark
- When Sex is the Subject: Attitudes and Answers for Young Children. Pamela Wilson
- Where Did I Come From? Peter Mayle
- What’s Happening to Me? Peter Mayle
- http://www.nami.org NAMI offers resources and help for those with a mental illness.
- http://www.save.org SAVE offers information on suicide prevention. Call: 800-SUICIDE
- http://www.afsp.org This group is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.
- http://www.aacap.org AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development issues
- http://www.apa.org APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages