Resources for Parents

 Teen Help Card in English and in Spanish   Click the links to download the cards in .PDF format.

Note: Inclusion in this list does not constitute endorsement by ICAP, nor is ICAP responsible for the content or materials posted on these sites.

Specific Websites


    • 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

    General Websites

    •    NAMI offers resources and help for those with a mental illness.
    •    SAVE offers information on suicide prevention.  Call: 800-SUICIDE
    •     This group is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.
    •   AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development issues
    •       APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages