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Parenting Resources

Resources for parents.

Medical Insurance Resources

In need of medical insurance? Check out to see if you are eligible. Child Health and Disability Program is another program to assist children 0-19 that are not covered by Health insurance.

There are also several agencies that can help families figure out plans for which they qualify and can walk you through the application process OR if you would like to do this yourself, go to

Placer County Partners

Family Recovery Education Series

For anyone interested in learning more about addiction and recovery and the family’s role in their loved ones addiction and recovery. Call 885-1917 for more information. This is offered at no cost.

Bereavement Resources- This website is published by the Bereavement Network Resources of Sacramento, Inc. Their purpose is to promote effective healing from loss through education, information, referral and support.

Teenage Stress - How to recognize signs of stress and tips for stress management

Depression - Depression is a common problem during teenage years

Preventing Youth Suicide- Warning signs and Risk factors

Websites for Information on Teen Dating and Safety

Bullying - Bullying stops us from being who we want to be, and prevents us from expressing ourselves freely, and might even make us feel unsafe. If you are bullied, say something! If you are bullying, it’s not cool! (adapted from

Tools You Need to Motivate, Teach, and Empower Girls - A web site created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on women's health, is a useful resource for girls and an important tool for you.

Counseling Resources

Camp Hope. This camp is open for children 5-17 years old, who have experienced the recent death of a loved one and are coping with grief. Space is limited to register early. If you have questions email: or call Lynn and Dan Hebert at (916)772-1400.

Equine Assisted Experiential girls therapy group (ages 12-16)- this group is for teen girls that are struggling with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, peer pressure, self esteem and anger control issues. Contact Shea Phinney, LMFT at (530) 401-2078 or by email for dates and times.

Equine Assisted Psychotherapy Adolescent group (ages 11-17)- this one day a month group is designed for adolescents who have been involved in the juvenile system, probation, and are struggling with self esteem, anger control and substance abuse issues. Contact Shea Phinney, LMFT at (530) 401-2078 or by email for dates and times.

Parent Project- The Parent Project program has proven results for parents dealing with challenging Teenagers. Be prepared for your kid's teen years, learn how to improve school attendance and performance, prevent recognize or intervene in alcohol and drug use, address threats of violence or running away, and learn effective communication skills. The cost is only $150 per family, however if funding is a challenge, funds are available to cover all or part of the cost, please ask upon registration. For more information or to register call 916.787.4357 or go to