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You can search our collection of Family & Community websites individually by clicking on the links on the left side of the page below, or you can search all the sites listed at once using the Google Search box.

Child Abuse and Neglect
Informative article that offers readers hotlines for child abuse and neglect victims. The article also goes over warning signs of child abuse and neglect, the different types of child abuse, risk factors, helping victims of child abuse, and reporting the crime. (Already on Nazareth teen webpage)

Dealing with Divorce
by TeensHealth
Article written for teens about dealing with divorce. Includes information on how divorce will change your life and how to make the process easier.

Do Something
Website for an organization that encourages teens to volunteer and help out with causes they are passionate about, such as animal welfare, poverty, bullying, and more. This website provides how-to guides on raising awareness about a cause and information on volunteering and helping out in your area.

The National Crime Prevention Council: Teens
by National Crime Prevention Council
Provides link to resources on many of the issues that teens face today, including bullying, cyberbullying, school violence, and more. The website also provides printable brochures regarding these issues.

National Runaway Switchboard
by National Runaway Switchboard
Website for crisis hotline for youths who are thinking of running away or youths who have already run away from home. The hotline is free to call 24 hours a day.

National Safe Place
by National Safe Place
Website for program that designates certain places and areas “safe places” for teens to go to get help if they are experiencing a crisis. Youths can look for the official “Safe Place” logo and know that they can get the help they need from that area.

Pennsylvania Domestic Violence Resources
List of support and advocacy groups for domestic violence in the state of Pennsylvania. The list is organized by county, so you get the help you need wherever you live.

Perspectives on Acquaintance Rape
by David G. Curtis, Ph.D
Informative article on what date or acquaintance rape is. Offers the social and legal perspectives on date rape, as well as myths surrounding date rape, the effects of date rape, and how to prevent it.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network
Organization for victims of sexual violence. This website provides information on hotlines, counseling centers, reporting and recovering from an assault, and how to help others who have been victimized.

The Safe Schools Coalition Youth Pages
by Safe Schools Coalition
The youth page for an organization that supports gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning teens. This site provides links to resources about gay-straight alliances, cyberbullying, suicide prevention, scholarships, hotlines, and much more.

SAVE: Students Against Violence Everywhere
by National Association of SAVE
Official website for SAVE, a student-driven organization that helps students learn about alternatives to violence. Provides information on bullying, school violence, as well as community service.

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