Resources for Adolescent Help

Publications of Interest to Parents of Early Adolescents

  • Adderholdt-Elliot, Miriam and Goldberg, Jan. (1999). Perfectionism: What’s Bad about Being Too Good (rev. ed.). Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.
  • Bates Ames, Louise. (1989). Your Ten to Fourteen-Year-Old. New York: Delacorte Press.
  • Benson, Peter, Galbraith, Judy and Espeland, Pamela. (1998). What Kids Need to Succeed: Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids (rev. ed.). Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.
  • Children Now. (2000). Talking with Kids about Violence. Available online at www.talkingwithkids.org/violence.html.
  • Eyre, Linda, and Eyre, Richard. (1993). Teaching Your Children Values. New York: Simon & Schuster
  • Faber, Adele, and Mazlish, Elaine. (1998). Sibling without Rivalry. New York: Avon Books
  • Fenwick, Elizabeth and Smith, Tony. (1996). Adolescence: The Survival Guide for Parents and Teenagers. New York: DK Publishing
  • Giannetti, Carlene C. and Sagarese, Margaret. (1999). Parenting 911: How to Safeguard and Rescue Your 10- to 15-Year-Old from Substance Abuse, Depression, Sexual Encounters, Violence, Failure in School, Danger on the Internet & Other Risky Situations. New York: Broadway Books
  • Giannetti, Carlene C. and Sagarese, Margaret. (1997). The Roller-Coaster Years: Raising Your Child Through the Maddening Yet Magical Middle School Years. New York: Broadway Books
  • International Reading Association. (1999). Books Are Cool! Keeping Your Middle School Student Reading. Newark, DE
  • International Reading Association. (1999). Parents, Teens and Reading: A Winning Combination. Newark, DE
  • Koplewicz, Harold. (1996). It’s Nobody’s Fault—New Hope and Help for Difficult Children and Their Parents. New York: Time Books
  • Lickona, Thomas. (1994). Raising Good Children. New York: Bantam
  • McMahon, Tom. (1996). Teen Tips—A Practical Guide for Parents with Kids 11 to 19. New York: Pocket Books
  • Rich, Dorothy. (1992). Megaskills: How Families Can Help Children Succeed in School and Beyond (rev. ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • Schaefer, Charles E. and DiGeronimo, Theresa Foy. (1999). How to Talk to Teens about Really Important Things: Specific Questions and Answers and Useful Things to Say. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
  • Seligman, Martin. (1991). Learned Optimism. New York: Pocket Books. Seligman, Martin, Reivich, Karen, Jaycox, Lisa and Gilham, Jane. (1996). The Optimistic Child. New York: Harper Perennial Library.
  • Steinberg, Laurence. (1997). You and Your Adolescent: A Parent’s Guide for Ages 10 to 20. New York: HarperCollins
  • Tracy, Louise Felton. (1994). Grounded for Life? Stop Blowing Your Fuse and Start Communicating with Your Teenager. Seattle, WA: Parenting Press
  • Walsh, David A. (2001). Dr. Dave’s Cyberhood: Making Media Choices that Create a Healthy Electronic Environment for Your Kids. New York: Simon & Schuster

Understand Your Child: Teen and Child Personality Test

http://www.personalitylab.org/tests ccq_ parent_ choose.htm

Organizations and Websites that Provide Information for Parents of Young Adolescents

    • Indian Committee of Youth Organizations (ICYO)

Khare Apartment 194-A, Arjun Nagar Safdarjung Enclave New Delhi 110 029
Phone: 91 9811729093, 91 11 26183978
Fax: 91 11 26198423
E-mail: icyoindia@gmail.com
Website: www.icyo.in

    • The Association of Learning Disabilities of India

Reg No. (297/95)
ALDI Learning Centre Nellankara, Nettissery P.O. Thrissur – 680657, India Tel: + 91 487 2336817
Email: joseph.aldindia@gmail.com

    • Karmayog

C/o Shri R. O. Somani Charitable Trust Shreeniwas House, 2nd floor
(Behind Bombay Gymkhana)
H. Somani Road, Fort Mumbai 400001
Tel: 022-22000004, 22013535

    • Orkids

E-123, Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110019
Ph: 011- 40529564, 26439535
http://www.orkidsped.com

    • Shristi Learning Centre

Dr. Rajiv Nandy
C-272, Vivek Vihar, Near Vivekanand Mahilla College
New Delhi, Delhi – 110 053, India
E-mail: shristilearn@gmail.com
Mobile: +(91)-9810021054, 08048697472

    • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001; Phone: 23389942, 23382005
Focus Area: Slow Learner.

    • Child Guidance Center

National Institute of Public Cooperation & Child Development, 5, Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi- 110016;
Phone: 2696 3002/3204/3378
Focus Area: Multiple disability; Speech problem; Slow learners in the age groups 0-14; Scholastic problems.

    • Child Guidance Center

National Institute of Public Cooperation & Child Development, 5, Siri Institutional Area, Hauz Khas, New Delhi- 110016;
Phone: 2696 3002/3204/3378
Focus Area: Multiple disability; Speech problem; Slow learners in the age groups 0-14; Scholastic problems.

    • Child Guidance Clinic

Zakir Hussain Memorial Welfare Society, Jamia Millia Islamia (T T T), New Delhi-110025;
Phone: 26842554(R), 26843909
Focus Area: Mentally ill; Behavioural and speech problems; Educational problems.

    • Child Guidance Clinic

Department of Psychiatry AIIMS, New Delhi-110029;
Phone: 26594412
Focus Area: Mentally ill; Slow learners; Psychological disorders.

    • Jan Madhyam

148 Zamrudpur, New Delhi-110048;
Phone: 26473525 Fax: 26473525
E-mail: jmadhayam@yahoo.com
Focus Area: Multiple disability; learning disabilities; Intellectual disabilities.

    • Sadhu Vaswani International School Girls

2nd Street, Shanti Niketan, New Delhi;
Phone: 24670242, 26872390
Focus Area: Slow learner.

  • St. Thomas Girls Senior Secondary

Mandir Marg, New Delhi-110001;
Phone: 23364094
Focus Area: Slow learner

Suicide Prevention Centers

    • Sumaitri

Aradhana Hostel Complex No.1, Bhagwan Das Lane Bhagwan Das Road, New Delhi
Phone: 011-23389090

    • National Associations

Befrienders India – National Association c/o Sneha, 11 Park View Road
R. A. Puram Chennai – 600 028

    • Maitreyi

255 Thyagumudali Street
Pondicherry – 605001
Phone: +91-413-233 9999
Website: www.maitreyi.org.in

    • Roshni

1-8-303/48/21 Kalavathy Nivas, Sindhi Colony
S.P. Road Secunderabad – 500003
Andhra Pradesh
Phone: 9166202000, 9127848584
E-mail: help@roshnihyd.org

    • Saath

B-12, Nilamber Complex
H.L. Commerce College Road Navrangpura
Ahmedabad – 380 006 Gujarat
Phone: +91 79 2630 5544, +91 79 2630 0222

    • Maithri

ICTA – Santigram Changampuzha Nagar (P.O.) Kalamassery, Ernakulam Kochi- 682033, Kerala
Phone: +91 (0)484 2540530
Website: www.maithrikochi.org

    • The Samaritans

C/O Lowjee Wadia Trust
Riddhi Siddhi CHS, Next to Lal Baug Police Chowky
Dr. B. Ambedkar Road, Parel MUMBAI – 400012
Maharashtra
Phone: +91-22-32473267
Website: www.mumbainet.com/health/samarita. htm

    • Aasra

104, Sunrise Arcade
Plot 100, Sector 16 Koparkhairane
Navi Mumbai -400 701 Maharashtra
Phone: +91 22 2754 6669
Website: www.aasra.info

    • Sneha

11 Park View Road
(Near Chennai Kaliappa Hospital)
R.A. Puram
Chennai -600 028 Tamil Nadu
Phone: +91 (0) 442464 0050, 44 2464 0060
Website: www.snehaindia.org
E-mail: help@snehaindia.org

    • Lifeline Foundation

Kolkata West Bengal
Phone: +91 2463 7401/7432, +91 2474 5886
Website: www.lifelinekolkata.org
E-mail: reach@lifelinekolkata.org

    • Sahai

47 Pottery Road Frazer Town Bangalore – 560005 Karnataka
Phone: 2549 7777
Website: www.mpa.org.in

Alcohol Rehabilitation Centers

    • Muktangan Rehabilitation Center

Mohanwadi, off Pune-Alandi Road, Yerawada, Pune 411006, Maharashtra, India
E-mail: muktangancorporate@gmail.com
Phone: +91 (20) 6401 4598/2668 3271

    • Sahyog Detrox & De-Addiction Clinic

B-44/45, Paryavaran Complex, Said-ul-Ajab, IGNOU Road, New Delhi – 110 030, India
Phone: 91-11-6558 9658
Mob: 0 9899312156
E-mail: sahyogclinic@gmail.com
Website: www.sahyogclinic.org/

    • Turning Point Foundation

A-528, Dayal Market, Alipur-Narela Road, New Delhi – 110 036, India
Phone: 91-11-27708001
Mob: 0 9810790632
E-mail: turningp@gmail.com
Website: www.tpfindia.org/

    • Shafa

130, Pocket – 1, Sector – 20, Rohini, New Delhi – 110085, India Phone: 91-11-25962970
Mob: 0 09810223987
E-mail: info@shafahome.org
Website: www.shafahome.org/

    • Draupadi

71, Mayfair Apartments, Mayfair Garden, Hauz Khas Enclave,
New Delhi – 110 016, India
Phone: 91-11-51750266
Website: www.draupaditrust.org

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