Links for Parents

Numbers to Know

The Kansas School Safety Hotline: 1-877-626-8203  – Anonymously report impending school violence

National Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255) – If you are thinking about hurting yourself or are concerned about someone else hurting themselves


Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center – Non-profit outpatient mental health services for residents of Douglas County, Kansas.

Lawrence – Douglas County Health Department  – Local health resources in Douglas County

KU Child & Family Services Clinic – Mental  health care resources for children, adolescents, and families in Northeast Kansas

Kansas Department of Children and Families  – Kansas DCF information and resources  – Anti-bullying resources provided by the US Department of Health and Human Services – Live well.  Learn How.  US Department of Health and Human Services

Children’s Safety Network  –  Maternal & child health and injury & violence prevention programs designed to create an environment in which all children and youth are safe and healthy

National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention  – Coping with crisis situations: Resources for educators, health providers, and the community

A Guide for Parents – Tips for talking with and helping children and youth cope after a disaster or traumatic event