Abuse & Neglect
Offers resources on child abuse and neglect, including definitions, identification of signs and symptoms, statistics and data, risk and protective factors, perpetrators, the impact on individuals and society, and fatalities.
Adolescents Working for Awesome Relationship Experiences
Adolescents Working for Awesome Relationship Experiences is dedicated to helping teens develop strength and confidence in their relationships through highlighting both healthy and unhealthy relationships we are exposed to daily.
Bullying Awareness Week
Bullying Awareness Week is an opportunity for people at the grassroots level in communities around the world to get involved in this issue, not by waiting for “Someone else” to do something, but rather for us to work together on preventing bullying in our communities through education and awareness.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Mission is to prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences. CDC strives to help every American live his or her life to its fullest potential.
Childhelp: Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse
A leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children.
Choking Game Information
This website contains much good information about the Choking Game. Facts, statistics, grief resources.
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. ConnectSafely has all kinds of social-media safety tips for teens and parents, the latest youth-tech news, and many other resources.
Cure Violence reverses the spread of violence by using the methods and strategies associated with disease control – detection and interruption, identifying individuals involved in transmission, and changing social norms of the communities where it occurs.
Spend some time on this Web site learning what you can about cyberbullying. At this time, it is often a very hurtful, difficult and time consuming challenge to deal with the effects of cyberbullying after it has occurred.
Cyberbullying Research Center
The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
Family Violence Prevention Fund
The Family Violence Prevention Fund works to prevent violence within the home, and in the community, to help those whose lives are devastated by violence because everyone has the right to live free of violence.
Hey U G L Y
Unique Gifted Lovable You was founded in 2002 in response to the daily headlines describing the increase in teen suicide, gun violence in schools, bullying, drug abuse, eating disorders, and the obesity epidemic facing American youth.
i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere. i-SAFE incorporates classroom curriculum with dynamic community outreach to empower students, teachers, parents, law enforcement, and concerned adults to make the Internet a safer place.
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.
Love is Respect: National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
It is a national 24-hour resource that can be accessed by phone or the internet, specifically designed for teens and young adults, offering real-time one-on-one support from trained Peer Advocates.
National Center for Injury and Prevention and Control
The Preventing Youth Violence: Program Activities Guide describes the public health activities and research to prevent youth violence. The guide outlines five categories of activities which are key to prevention work.
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
The mission of this division of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs is to advance the clinical care and social welfare of America’s veterans through research, education and training in PTSD and stress-related disorders. This website includes information on related topics, publications and research.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
This outstanding, comprehensive website is a collaboration among 70 member centers across the U.S. and is funded, in part, by a congressional initiative. This Network blends the academic best practices of clinical research with the wisdom of front-line community service providers. The result is a wealth of information, providing basic definitions to types of traumatic stress, brochures, reading lists, and information specifically for parents and caregivers, schools, the media and mental health professionals. The site also includes information on how to get help for a child, facts and figures, and available web-based training, training videos and much more.
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
The National Scientific Council is a multi-disciplinary collaboration of scientists and scholars from universities across the United States and Canada designed to bring the science of early childhood and early brain development to bear on public policy decision-making.
Ohio Attorney General’s Office
The Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer for the State of Ohio. Protecting Ohio families from predatory financial practices through enforcement authority in the areas of consumer protection, antitrust, charitable organizations and health care fraud.
Ohio Commission on Dispute Resolution & Conflict Management
The Commission provides dispute resolution and conflict management resources, training, and direct services to Ohio schools, communities, courts, and state and local government. The goal of the Commission is to assist Ohioans in resolving disputes in the most efficient way possible while reducing the chance of violence.
Ohio Crime Prevention Association
Established on the foundation that crime can be prevented, the Ohio Crime Prevention Association is committed to the development and advancement of a continuum of educational opportunities in crime prevention and community policing, to ultimately improve the quality of life in Ohio communities.
Ohio Department of Education
The purpose of the directory is to connect prevention professionals to resources within the state of Ohio. You will find agencies listed by county or you can view the entire list. If your agency is not represented in this directory, please submit your contact information for inclusion.
Ohio Domestic Violence Network
The Ohio Domestic Violence Network (ODVN) is a statewide coalition of domestic violence programs, supportive agencies and concerned individuals organizing to ensure the elimination of domestic violence by: providing technical assistance, resources, information and training to all who address or are affected by domestic violence
Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation
The Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation is a prevention, education and resource organization to provide suicide prevention organizations information and resources, raise awareness, eliminate stigma, and increase help-seeking behavior for all Ohioans.
Stop Bullying Now
This site for kids includes information about being a bully, being bullied, and witnessing bully behavior. Written for kids, main sections include What Bullying Is, What You Can Do, and What Adults Can Do. The site also includes webisodes and podcasts about bullying scenarios, plus games to play. The Adult section includes information and resources about bullying, special information for parents and educators, plus a campaign to address this issue that includes public service announcements for newspapers, radio and TV, downloadable brochures and posters.
Surgeon General’s Report on Youth Violence
To address the troubling presence of violence in the lives of U.S. youths, the Administration and Congress urged the Surgeon General to develop a report on youth violence, with particular focus on the scope of the problem, its causes, and how to prevent it.
That’s Not Cool
Raise awareness about digital dating abuse and stop it before it gets worse. Designed to address new and complicated problems between teens who are dating or hooking up—problems like constant and controlling texting, pressuring for nude pictures, and breaking into someone’s e-mail or social networking page.
Trauma and Abuse Support: The Wounded Healer Journal
This website claims to be the web’s oldest support site for those who have experienced trauma and abuse. It includes crisis resources, discussion forums, resources, and FAQs. This site is managed by volunteers, and could be helpful and supportive to someone suffering from trauma and abuse.
US Department of Health & Human Services Anti-Bullying Campaign
You can learn all about bullying and what you can do to stop it. Take a look around and you’ll find games and cartoon Webisodes that help you Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now!
VetoViolence has been developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide grantees and partners with access to training and tools that focus on the primary prevention of violence.