American Association of Christian Counselors
The AACC is the world’s premiere & largest faith-based mental health organization.
The Parent Resource Program: The Jason Foundation
The inspiration for this suicide prevention website began after Clark Flatt’s son Jason became a statistic to suicide. The purpose of this site is to educate teens and parents about the issue of youth suicide. It includes articles, videos, and a resource page with links to dozens of external sites dealing with topics such as suicide, bullying, mental health, substance use, parenting and teen relationships.
Grief and Loss Support
GriefShare is a nationwide grief support group for people grieving the death of a family member or friend. Click on their website for more information and search for a meeting closest to you.
Iowa Grief and Loss Resources
Hamilton Funeral Home offers local Iowa grief and loss resources, as well as additional resources from grief organizations across the country
Bible based, Christ-Centered Marriage/Family Life/Parenting
Family Life provides transferrable, biblical-based help for you at every stage of your marriage and family life. Topics include marriage, parenting, blended families and faith.
Marriage Today offers biblical advice to equip couples with the necessary tools for a successful marriage, including communication, conflict, faith, sex and intimacy and work and money.
This website is funded by the Iowa Department of Health under the Division of Behavioral Health. It offers helpful information on drug and alcohol abuse, adult and child mental health issues, prevention and related resources. The Facility Locator will help you search out agencies and services to best address your specific needs.
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The mission of this agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on American Communities. Information is kept up to date.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
This is a source of science-based information for teens and parents, created to give facts about drugs and their effects on the brain and body. The resources promote learning and encourage critical thinking so teens can make informed decisions. Information is kept up to date.
The goal of Teen-Safe is to provide the latest science and true-life stories as educational materials to parents, teens and pre-teens to foster better family communications, promote resilience and healthy activities, and to reduce risky behaviors in teens with the goal of preserving their futures.*Information is kept up to date.
Drug Enforcement Administration 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment
This report provides comprehensive federal, state and local data about the threat posed to the U.S. citizens by domestic and international drug trafficking and the abuse of both licit and illicit drugs. It also shares which substances and criminal organizations represent the greatest threat.
Just Think Twice
This government website provides information about current drug trends, a drug and paraphernalia index, true stories, resources about potential consequences, and a wide variety of up-to-date news and media reports related to the current drug culture.