Parent Resources

This page is specifically directed towards parents and the resources they might need when taking care of a youth. However, if you are a parent and are wanting to find good resources to share with your youth, you should check out all of our other resource pages. We encourage you to explore them before referring so that you know what content they are looking at and so that you can answer any questions should they have any. 

If you have looked through all of our pages and still can't find a resource that you need, please feel free to email or call us at 918-549-2557 so that we can try and get you some answers! 

General Resources

 
Oklahoma 2-1-1

Oklahoma 2-1-1

Provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.

National 2-1-1

National 2-1-1

Provides free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.

DHS

DHS

A resource guide provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.

National Runaway Safeline

National Runaway Safeline

Crisis line for youth and their families whether a youth is thinking of running away or already have.

Mvskoke Youth

Mvskoke Youth

MNYS promotes the concept of Nothing About Us Without Us. Need to connect with youth to assist in developing your program? Click to contact!

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Services by the Nation for Native American youth. Updated February 2015

PBS Parents

PBS Parents

PBS Parents is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on child development and early learning

Children Now

Children Now

Tips for discussing difficult topics with your children, including divorce, sickness & death, sex & relationships, and drug & alcohol

Discovery Education

Discovery Education

Wide variety of free family resources that you can trust to provide high quality, relevant material for you and your children.

Teaching Tolerance

Teaching Tolerance

A place where educators who care about diversity, equity and justice can find news, suggestions, conversation and support.

Keep Connected

Keep Connected

Keep Connected offers all kinds of families—and organizations that support them—ideas, activities, and experiences to help build strong family relationships.

text4baby

text4baby

Tips for moms and moms-to-be. Get FREE text messages on prenatal care, baby health, parenting, and more!

Youth Safety

 
National Safety Council

National Safety Council

There is no substitute for a parent's guidance as teens learn to drive. Be the coach your teen needs you to be.

Partners for Safe Teen Driving

Partners for Safe Teen Driving

Drive It Home

Drive It Home

Variety of helpful resources you can use to help your teen get the experience they need behind the wheel to become safer, more experienced drivers.

Net Smartz

Net Smartz

Parenting wired kids can be difficult, especially if you didn't grow up with the same technologies. These resources can help.

Net Family News

Net Family News

Provides parents important advice and news regarding Internet Saftey.

Physical Health

 
Parent Toolkit

Parent Toolkit

From food trackers to more tips on getting active, these health-focused websites may be helpful to you.

Office of Adolescent Health

Office of Adolescent Health

Research confirms what young people already know - what their parents have to say matters to teens.

 

Mental Health

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Mental Health Resources for Parents are online resources aimed specifically at parents of adolescents and young adults.

MentalHealth.Gov

MentalHealth.Gov

As a parent or caregiver, you want the best for your children or other dependents. You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help.

Center for Parent Information & Resources

Center for Parent Information & Resources

This page will help you find the one or ones that offer the type of assistance, intervention, or information you’re seeking.

Mental Health America

Mental Health America

Information about parenting and mental illness, where to go to get help for you and your family, and how to support yourself and your children.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

National Alliance on Mental Illness

NAMI Oklahoma, in partnership with its Affiliates improves the quality of life for individuals and families affected by mental illness through support, education and advocacy.

Sexual Health

 
Talk with your Kids

Talk with your Kids

Talk with your kids openly, honestly and often to help them learn how to prevent pregnancy and the diseases people can get from having unprotected sex.

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth

Resources for parents to be sex educators.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

Tools to help you begin the conversation about sexuality and reproduction at all ages.

Parents, Family of Lesbians and Gays

Parents, Family of Lesbians and Gays

providing peer-to-peer support, publications, toolkits, and other resources to make sure that the family members of people who are LGBTQ get the support they need in the way that best serves their needs.

Answer

Answer

Answer is here to help by providing links to books, organizations, Web sites, and workshops that can support you become a sex educator.

I Wanna Know

I Wanna Know

At iwannaknow, we aim to give parents the tools they need to teach their children about sexual health.

Relationships

 
Start Strong

Start Strong

Workshops on how to talk to your kids about healthy relationships. (bottom of the page)

Love is Respect

Love is Respect

How to help your child in an unhealthy relationship and teach them how to avoid them.

Substance Abuse

 
Partnership for Drug Free Kids

Partnership for Drug Free Kids

We are a nonprofit that supports families, like yours, struggling with their son or daughter's substance use.

Too Smart To Start

Too Smart To Start

For parents and their pre-teens, ages 9-13.

Drug Free Info

Drug Free Info

Resources for Parents/Caregivers.

National Institite of Drug Abuse

National Institite of Drug Abuse

Find the latest science-based information about the health effects and consequences of drug abuse and addiction and resources for talking with kids about the impact of drug use on health.

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