Parent Resources

Free! A Parent’s Guide To Raising Drug Free Kids

Parents are the leading influence on teenagers’ decisions about drinking.

MADD’s Power of Parents program empowers parents of middle school and high school students to have ongoing, intentional conversations about the dangers and consequences of underage drinking.

Operation Parent: Educating Parents, Saving Families

Information on how to start the conversation with your children

A growing wave of individuals are joining the HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) movement, uplifting the important role of positive childhood experiences play in healthy development. Now, the HOPE National Resource Center features new resources in English and Spanish. The materials supplement HOPE trainings and technical assistance, geared toward parents, medical providers, educators, home visitors, and more. Also, check out the HOPE Family Activity Book Here:  https://tufts.app.box.com/s/yg4xhs1suwqtwxb5rs13ybjclsonaddu

Help Available

Do you or someone you know need someone to connect with? If you’re looking for help, here are some great places for you to reach out and connect.

Call 360.397.2428, email ccteentalk1@hotmail.com

Call 1-800-273-8255

Call 866-4-CRISIS (866-427-4747)

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

Crisis Connections connects people in physical, emotional and financial crisis to services through 24-Hour Crisis LineTeen LinkWA Recovery Help Line, and WA Warm Line.

The Truth: (Only Facts)

Sources of Strength

Want to find a way to get involved? Be on the lookout for a new mental wellness team that is youth-led and adult supported. Sources of Strength will be available at Washougal High School this Fall. We are looking for high school students who are interested in becoming Peer Leaders and adults who are positive and supportive of youth to be Adult Advisors. Our monthly meetings are one part Fun, one part Sharing, and one part Planning.

For more information, contact Alex Cook, Youth Engagement Coordinator, at alex.cook@washougalsd.org