Resources in the Community
Check back as new resources are being added as they become available during this time of virtual living
Parents and Caregivers: Below are resources for supporting your child and yourselves during this challenging time.
Please do not hesitate to reach our for support! There are virtual options so that everyone can remain physically safe.
Students can ACT (Acknowledge, Care & Tell) even at home--
Read below for more information and resources:
If you are experiencing an emergency, please contact the appropriate services listed
Missouri State Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline: 1-800-392-3738
Crisis Text Line: text ACT to 741741
Suicide Prevention: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Trevor Hotline for LGBTQ Youth: 1-866-488-7386 thetrevorproject.org
Sexual Abuse: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). rainn.org
Child Sex Trafficking Text: BEFREE to 888-383-7888
Behavioral Health Response: 1-314-469-4908 24 hour mental health crisis hotline
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Support Group For Mothers & Daughters
Parenting a child with High-Functioning Autism, Tourette Syndrome, OCD and associated disorders presents with unique challenges. Many parents find themselves frustrated with the day-to-day struggles, which can lead to even more difficulties.
Contact for more info:
Sarah Oliver, Executive Director
Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders