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Alaska Youth & Family Network
Peer-run, peer-delivered service creating behavioral health treatment systems for Alaska’s children, youth, and families.
Alaska Youth Law Guide: A Handbook for Teens and Young Adults
Public education resource by the Alaska Bar Association to help young Alaskans understand the law and how it may affect them.
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.
Bursting the Bubble
What to do if someone in your family is hurting or abusing you or another member of your family.
Covenant House Alaska
Aim is to meet the basic needs of youth in crisis while also providing them with the support to become healthy, self-sufficient, contributing members of the community.
Custody issues involving teenagers
Information from the Alaska Bar Association.
State of Alaska program designed to ensure that children and teens of both working and nonworking families can have the health insurance they need.
Guide from Alaska Youth Advocates.
Organization that provides parenting advice based on cognitive behavioral therapy.
Grandparent Rights: Alaska Family Law
Alaska law regarding custody or visitation of a grandchild.
Just 4 Kids
Learn how alcohol and other drugs hurt everyone in a family.
National Network for Youth
Community of agencies, people, and resources championing the needs of homeless and runaway youth.
National Safe Place
Outreach program designed to provide access to immediate help and safety for all youth in crisis.
Sibling Support Project
National effort dedicated to the life-long concerns of brothers and sisters of people who have special health, developmental, or mental health concerns.
When your parent has cancer: A guide for teens
Booklet from the National Cancer Institute.
Help is down the hall: A handbook on student assistance
Handbook developed by the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA).
Articles of Interest
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Family and Neighborhood Determinants of Health
Homeless and Street-Involved Youth
Parental Absence or Illness
Dial 2-1-1 for information about critical health and human services available in communities around Alaska, such as food pantries, rent assistance, etc.
National Runaway Safeline
Call if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
24-hour text-for-support service offered by National Safe Place to help teens access immediate help and safety.
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NPR: Michigan LGBT youth center
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