Student Support

Student Support

Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Crisis Resources


Franklin County:  ages 17 and under call  (614) 722-1800 

Franklin County:  ages 18 and older call  (614) 276-CARE (2273) or (888) 276-2273

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Text: 4HOPE to 741741 

Local Resources



Hands on Central Ohio:

Parent Resources - Social, Emotional and Behavioral Topics


Bringing Up Boys (Dobson)

Bringing Up Girls: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those Shaping the Next Generation of Women (Dobson)

Depression and your Child – A Guide for Parents and Caregivers (Serani)

Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens - Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills for Helping You Manage Mood Swings, Control Angry Outbursts, and Get Along with Others (Van Dijk)

Don’t Shoot the Dog! The New Art of Teaching and Training (Pryor)

How to Be the Parent You Always Wanted to Be (Faber, Mazlish)

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk (Faber, Mazlish)

How to Behave So Your Children Will, Too! (Severe)

Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them (Greene)

1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting (Phelan)

1-2-3 Magic Teen: Communicate, Connect, and Guide Your Teen to Adulthood (Phelan)

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions (Harvey, Penzo)

Raising Boys with ADHD – Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons (Forgan, Richey)

Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with Your Child (Greene)

The Big Book of Parenting Solutions (Borba)

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children (Greene)

The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers: The Secret to Loving Teenagers Effectively (Chapman)

The Motivation Breakthrough – 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child (Lavoie)

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder (Kranowitz)

The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens (Covey)

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood (Damour)

What To Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger (Huber)


Nationwide Children’s Hospital Courses for Parents and Kids:


National Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress.  It provides information on prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

Jason Foundation

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify students who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA provides an abundance of information: help for finding treatment, crisis and support hotlines, current research, resources.

Mental Health America

Mental Health America (MHA) –community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Resources and information related to mental health.

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