​Shrewsbury Youth & Family Services inc.

Parent Resources

Non-profit counseling and social services agency, providing a diverse offering of programs 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
https://www.aacap.org
Facts for Families series offers current guidance about a host of topics relevant to families.

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
https://www.chadd.org
Information for Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder.

Common Sense Parenting
https://www.parenting.org
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
https://www.gbpflag.org/
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.

Kids Health
https://www.kidshealth.org/parent
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.

Kid Source
https://www.kidsource.com
Offers a variety of articles grouped by health, education, recreation, and parenting on newborns through school-aged children.

Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC)
https://www.MARCcenter.org
Resources for parents related to bully, cyber bullying and internet safety.

More4Kids, Inc.
https://www.more4kids.info
Articles on all aspects of parenting, including advice and great ideas for parents of kids of all ages.

National P.T.A.
https://www.pta.org
National Parent-Teacher Organization site with strategies for raising children.

The National Parenting Center
https://tnpc.com
Articles on a large number of topics related to adolescent issues.

Parent Further
https://parentfurther.com
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
https://www.ed.gov/pubs/parents/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
https://www.scape.solutions/

Community Forum on Opioid Crisis
https://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T01028&video=273033

Partnership for a Drug-Free America
https://www.drugfree.org
Excellent site with complete and accurate drug information and frequently asked questions on drug-related topics; Parent Resources.

Stop Bullying
http://www.stopbullying.gov
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
https://www.talkingwithkids.org
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.