Beyond Scared Straight

Resources

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Police departments around the country also have programs that not only offer emotional counsel, but connect families to local support services, provide information on their legal rights, and assist in applying for financial aid for funeral costs.

Below is a list of these and other organizations that help the families of homicide victims. Many of these programs need support from the community in order to continue providing quality assistance and guidance.

Teens Only

STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere)
http://www.safeyouth.gov/Pages/Home.aspx
Teens Health
http://www.teenshealth.org/

Mental Health/Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (24 hours)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) 1-800-656-HOPE (24 hours)
http://www.rainn.org/
SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends) Alternatives 1-800-DONT-CUT
http://www.selfinjury.com/
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmha.org/

Mental Health/Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-TALK (24 hours)
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network) 1-800-656-HOPE (24 hours)
http://www.rainn.org/
SAFE (Self Abuse Finally Ends) Alternatives 1-800-DONT-CUT
http://www.selfinjury.com/
National Mental Health Association (NMHA)
http://www.nmha.org/

Drugs/Alcohol

NCADD (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.)
1-800-NCA-CALL (24 hours)
http://www.ncadd.org/
Marijuana Anonymous 1-800-766-6779
http://www.marijuana-anonymous.org/
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
http://www.na.org/
Find a local meeting online.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
http://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org/
Al-Anon/Alateen
http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/

Rape and Abuse

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE (24 hours)
http://www.thehotline.org/

Sexual Health

Planned Parenthood 1-800-230-PLAN
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Runaways

National Runaway Switchboard 1-800-RUNAWAY(24 hours)
http://www.nrscrisisline.org/
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