Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.




January 2010

National runaway switchboard

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Cases of young people who find it necessary to run away from home for whatever reason prompted the United States Federal Government to set up the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS). This is a confidential communication system that offers services to the runaways and also their relatives. The NRS receives calls from runaways or their relatives who may be reporting their plight. For most of the runaways, they seek a person…



January 2010

Job Safety for Teens

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The likelihood of sustaining a form of injury at work is much higher for teenagers than it is for adults placed in the same set of working conditions. Since most of  these teenagers will find themselves in periods of time when they will require to take up jobs especially during summer, it is necessary that guardians, employers and the youngsters to be familiar with job safety for teens. To start…