Shrewsbury Youth and Family Services inc.
Non-profit counseling and social services agency, providing a diverse offering of programs
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Facts for Families series offers current guidance about a host of topics relevant to families.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Information for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Common Sense Parenting
Sponsored by the Girls and Boys Town National Resource and Training Center, this site includes articles for parents, a question and answer section on a variety of topics, and a link to resources.
Greater Boston PFLAG
Greater Boston PFLAG offers help for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQIA) youth, their families and communities around the topic of sexual orientation and gender identity.
The #1 most visited website for children’s health and development issues. Offers information on all facets of child development and a comprehensive Q and A section.
Offers a variety of articles grouped by health, education, recreation, and parenting on newborns through school-aged children.
Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC)
Resources for parents related to bully, cyber bullying and internet safety.
Articles on all aspects of parenting, including advice and great ideas for parents of kids of all ages.
National Parent-Teacher Organization site with strategies for raising children.
The National Parenting Center
Articles on a large number of topics related to adolescent issues.
This Search Institute resource for families is focused on raising successful kids and also offers a blog for parent discussion and comment.
Parents Guide to the Internet
Dept. of Education page contains helpful, step-by-step information to assist and encourage parents to learn the internet so they may help their children. Also contains a section about safe surfing and links to family fun sites.
Shrewsbury Coalition for Addiction Prevention & Education
Community Forum on Opioid Crisis
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
Excellent site with complete and accurate drug information and frequently asked questions on drug-related topics; Parent Resources.
This federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services in Washington, D.C. 20201 offers generic as well as state by state information.
Talking With Kids About Tough Issues
A national initiative by Children Now and the Kaiser Family Foundation to encourage parents to communicate earlier and more often with their children about healthy choices.
For parents who are worried about their children’s mental health
The website is a collaboration between the Office of the Child Advocate and the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (specifically DMH and MassHealth). It was designed in partnership with mental health and child development experts as well as a diverse set of parents who have “been there.” More information is in the press release below.
A Guide to Managing Media for Teens and Tweens: https://www.verizon.com/info/family/managing-screen-time/