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Alabama Boarding Schools
St. Bernard Preparatory School

Located in the Birmingham area and accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, St. Bernard is a co-ed Catholic boarding and day school for grades 9-12.
Indian Springs Boarding School

Academics has always been a hallmark of our school, with test results and college placement that ranks us at the very top. Our 350 acre campus is located just outside of Birmingham. Please contact us for more info.
Residential Treatment Centers
Three Springs

Adolescent residential treatment program.
Skyland Ranch

Our program consists of providing a structured living environment of interdependence with other residents and staff whereby the resident is able to set and follow through with individual goals. We attend multiple meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous, both on and off site, for the discussion of addiction and living issues. The heart of the program is to allow the resident to be part of something larger than himself.

Behavior Contracts

Alabama State Directory of Teen & Family Support

Alabama Information

Counseling and Mental Health Services

Tutoring and Learning Help

Mentoring Programs

Boarding Schools

Residential Treatment Centers, Wilderness Camps and Boot Camps


Hotlines, Helplines, Crisis Help

Support Groups
Parenting Guide to Teen Help
  • Implement a strict behavior management program in your home
  • Try using behavior contracts with your teen
  • Consider professional counseling and therapy
  • Residential treatment is an option for teens that need more intensive therapy
  • Boot Camps, boarding schools, or Wilderness Camps offer a very highly structured environment that focuses primarily on discipline
  • Hospitalization or Jail is the measure of last resort. Consider using these options if your teen has demonstrated that he is a danger to himself or to others

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    Alabama Information

    Marriage & Family Information
    Alabama Marriage Handbook: Keys to a Healthy Marriage (pdf)
    Domestic Violence in Alabama (pdf)

    Sex Offendor Information
    Alabama Sex Offenders
    Sex Offender Registration and Community Notification in Alabama
    Convicted Sex Offenders in Athens

    Health Information
    Alabama's Obesity Epidemic
    Obesity Report in Alabama
    Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Alabama

    Child Abuse Information
    The Costs of Child Abuse vs. Child Abuse Prevention - Alabama's Experience

    The Alabama Alternate Adult High School Diploma Option (pdf)
    GED Information
    What Parents of Children in Special Education Need to Know
    Special Education in Alabama:  A Right, Not a Favor (pdf)

    Law Enforcement
    Missing Children in Alabama
    Play By The Rules: Alabama Laws for Youth
    Youth and the Law: Changing Times

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    Hotlines, Helplines, Crisis Help

    Alabama AIDS Hotline
    Alabama Crisis Shelters
    Alabama Domestic Violence Hotline
    Alabama State Fire Marshal's Arson Hotline
    Alabama Suicide and Crisis HotlinesCentral Alabama Crisis Line
    Child Pornography Tipline
    ChildhelpUSAChild Abuse Hotline
    The Crisis Center
    24 Hour Telephone counseling, suicide intervention, immediate and aftercare services for victims of sexual assault, and referrals for helping agencies in central Alabama.
    Family Sunshine Center
    1-800-650-652224 Hour crisis assistance and emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence
    National Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
    National Hotlines and HelplinesNational Runaway Switchboard
    Rape Crisis Centers in Alabama

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    Alabama ALLKIDS Health Insurance Program
    ALL Kids is a low-cost, comprehensive healthcare coverage program for children under age 19.
    Alabama Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board
    If you suspect child abuse and/or neglect, please call the Family Services Division of the Department of Human Resources
    Alabama Center for Missing and Exploited Children

    State's central repository for information on children and other persons missing in Alabama and other states.
    Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence
    If you are a victim you can get help. The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence is dedicated to serving you. Call our toll-free 24-hour crisis line.
    Alabama Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation
    Serving Alabama citizens with mental illness, mental retardation, and substance abuse problems.
    Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

    ADAP's mission is to provide quality, legally-based advocacy services to Alabamians with disabilities in order to protect, promote and expand their rights.
    Alabama Head Injury Foundation

    Alabama Head Injury Foundation helps clients & family access resources & services to improve the life of those with traumatic brain or spinal cord injury
    Autism Society of Alabama

    a powerful advocacy organization focused on changing the quality of life for individuals with Autism Disorders and their families.
    Child Protect
    Child Protect is the Montgomery Alabama Area Children's Advocacy Center and is the only agency that provides investigative services of children suspected to be victims of child abuse.
    Council on Substance Abuse
    1-800-762-3790 24 Hour

    Information and referrals to local services, including counseling and treatment, and prevention programs.
    Drug Education Council
    Prevention, education, and information about current local and national community awareness efforts.
    Learning Disabilities Association of Alabama
    LDAA strives to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities.
    Families Anonymous - Huntsville
    Grandparents Support Groups
    Grief and Loss Support Services in Greater Birmingham

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    Mentoring Programs

    Family Guidance Center of Alabama
    Our full range of services includes counseling, parenting education, mentoring, services for business and industry, child care support services, adult day care, career development, job training and other therapeutic services for families.

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    Counseling and Mental Health Services

    Auburn University Autism Center
    Provides comprehensive services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families, schools, and agencies.
    Counseling and Therapy
    Referrals to mental health professionals in your area.
    The Crisis Center
    205-323-7777 24 Hour
    Telephone counseling, suicide intervention, immediate and aftercare services for victims of sexual assault, and referrals for helping agencies in central Alabama.
    Family Guidance Center of Alabama
    Services for children and families include counseling, support groups, and parenting classes in Montgomery, Birmingham, Troy, and Dothan.
    Family Services Center
    256- 551-1610
    Individual, family, and group counseling on a sliding fee scale. Also offers teen substance abuse program (ages 12-19), parenting classes, anger management and conflict resolution programs.
    Family Sunshine Center
    24 Hour
    Individual and group counseling, and advocacy services to family violence victims to aid in their recovery, stabilize their lives, and prevent future abuse.
    Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama
    The Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama is a public, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that provides treatment, education and assistance to people affected by mental health problems.

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