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KEEPING OUR CHILDREN SAFE


Attorney Sherri Jefferson - Post on May 26, 2017

The Power of the Ps: Keeping Our Children and Community Safe Resources Sheet

*This list is not inclusive of all the hotlines available and this information came from various sources online.

School Safety Hotline

1-877-SAY-STOP (1-877-729-7867)

The hotline is designed for crisis prevention to help students report weapons, bombs threats, bullying, etc. Anonymous reporting.

Georgia Crisis & Access Line

1-800-715-4225

online: mygcal.com

Help is available 24/7 for problems with mental health, suicide thoughts or acts, drugs, or alcohol, etc.

Pregnancy Resources

Fayette Pregnancy Resource Center

www.FayettePRC.com or 770-719-2288

Georgia Suicide Prevention Information Network - GSPIN -

online: www.gspin.org

or call: (770) 354-7616

Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Aftercare Information.

The site includes survivor services and resources, SOS support.

Other Suicide Prevention Resources

http://www.sprc.org/ - Suicide Prevention Resource Center

http://www.thelink.org/national_resource_center.htm - The Link counseling center

http://www.spanusa.org/ - Suicide Prevention Action Network

http://www.afsp.org/ - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Community Resources 2-1-1 United Way of Greater Atlanta

Dial 2-1-1 or text 898-211 or

go online to 211online.unitedwayatlanta.org

2-1-1 connects people to resources they need to address everyday challenges of living and those that develop during times of community emergencies. United Way 2-1-1 is free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Link to Teens and Wellness Hotlines

http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/static/hotlines

Topics include: AIDS and HIV, Alcohol and Drugs, Bullying and Cyberbullying,

Depression, Eating Disorders, Grief and Loss, Homelessness and Runaways,

Mental Health, Rape, Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, School Violence, Sexuality and Sexual Health, Stress and Anxiety, Suicide, Teen Parenting,

Teen Pregnancy.

Human and Sex Trafficking

Request Services or Report Abuse: 1-888-373-7888 TTY: 711

www.HumanTraffickingHotline.org

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: 1-866-347-2423

www.ice.gov/tips

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children: 1-800-THE -LOST

www.cybertipline.com

FemaleNOTFeemale: www.FemaleNOTFeemale.com

Drugs and Drug Awareness for Teens and Parents

Pain meds

Ritalin, Concerta (methylphenidate) Adderall (mixed amphetamine salts) Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine).

May be medically useful for treating attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy; short-term treatment of obesity.

Sedatives, Sedative-Hypnotics, and Tranquilizers

Sedatives, sedative-hypnotics, and tranquilizers affect brain systems to produce a drowsy or calming effect, sometimes to the point of inducing sleep.

Benzodiazepines:

Valium (diazepam) Xanax (alprazolam) Ativan (lorazepam) Klonopin (clonazepam) Restoril (temazepam)

Non-Benzodiazepine Sedatives:

Ambien (zolpidem) Lunesta (eszopiclone)

Barbiturates:

Mebaral (mephobarbital) Nembutal (pentobarbital)

Cough Medicine:

(antihistamine) = increased heart rate, lack of coordination, seizures, and coma.

Guaifenesin (expectorant) = vomiting.

Pseudoephedrine (decongestant) = irregular heartbeat, headaches, and difficulty breathing

Club Drugs Slang

Ecstasy: E, X, XTC. GHB: Liquid Ecstasy, Liquid X, Grievous Bodily Harm, Georgia, Home Boy. Ketamine: K, Special K, Ket, Vitamin K, Kit Kat. Rohypnol: Roofies, R

Heroin Slang

Smack, Horse, Mud, Brown Sugar, Junk, Black Tar, Big H, Dope, Skag

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