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Resources

Online Resources
 
 

FOR KIDS


College and Career Corner.

A website designed to be a tool that students and families can use to learn more about college and career readiness, academic planning, and post-secondary planning

www.arlingtonva.us/teens/

Activities and services for Arlington Teens and their families

www.arlingtonva.us/Departments/Libraries/
kids/LibrariesKidsKidsCorner.aspx

Arlington County activities and opportunities, libraries, science and art activities, games, and links.

http://www.virginiaview.org

Career and College information, activity planning for the future

http://www.safetyclicks.com

AOL site promoting safe use of the internet

http://www.idealist.com

Worldwide volunteer opportunities for kids and families



FOR PARENTS


http://www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org

Scholarship info for Hispanics

http://www.arlingtonpartnershipforyouth.org

Read results of the "Assets Survey" of Arlington Middle and High School Students. Learn about local workshops and networks. Contains info on listening and communicating with young people.

http://www.adoptionsupport.org

Website of the Center for Adoption Support and Education. Workshops and groups for parents and children in adoptive families

http://www.safetyclicks.com

AOL site promoting safe use of the internet. Provides links to other sites.

http://www.usnews.com/education

Go to Education for info on college planning and scholarships/financial aid.

http://www.collegeinfo.org

Site of The Greater Washington College Information Center offering workshops, advice and resources on planning for college

http://www.theantidrug.com

Info on drugs, advice for parents, articles of interest

http://www.LaAntidroga.com

Consejos para los padres, informacion sobre las drogas, noticias

Resources for Depression

Depression is a treatable disorder that affects 19 million people in the US. Recognizing clinical depression in yourself or in someone close to you isn't always easy. Everybody goes through periods of being sad, and most of the time we pull out of the sadness after a few days. When someone can't bounce back from a sad period, especially after two weeks or more, that's one possible sign of serious depression. Use these resources to get the facts about depression and see your school counselor if you or someone you know is depressed. Intervening early is key to successful treatment, 

http://www.haveigotaproblem.com/video/1860/understanding-depression-free resource for mental health and addiction issues with over 615 videos to watch, downloadables and web based resources.

http://www.webmd.com/depression/

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0003697/

www.morethansad.org- fact sheets, video and resource list

http://pbskids.org/itsmylife/emotions/depression/index.html   information and video

 
Last Modified on February 19, 2015