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  Help & Hotlines for Teens in Ocean County

Adolescent Resource Guide
     Looking for help in all the wrong places? Well, look no further! This guide compiled by the Ocean County Health Department is a source of reliable information for teens on agencies and organizations where you can get help for physical and mental health, pregnancy, family counseling, crisis intervention, and more. Requires Adobe Acrobat to open.

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Summer Reading
Spend your summer reading and participating in the Ocean County Library's Summer Reading Program!


Film Fest

Are you too old for summer camp, but too young to work?? The Ocean County Library can help!!

Teens can S.A.I.L. through the summer with an opportunity to serve their community while learning and having fun at the same time.

Information about 2014 is coming soon.



Reading Buddies
Teen Buddy + Kid Buddy = Summer Reading Fun!

Are you too old for summer camp
but too young to work?

The Ocean County Library Can help!
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  College & Financial Aid and Jobs & Careers
  CultureGrams   - Check out our new Online Database!
BulletTools for Teens and Adults:

BulletTools For Teens: Heroin
Presenter: Lt. Joe Pangaro
Program Date: 4/17 BGT, 4/28 LA, 5/5 WA, 5/13 P, 5/19 TR, 5/21 B, 6/5 JA

Time: 6:30

Audience/Age/Grade: parents, family members, and professionals working with children and adults with autism and other special needs and disabilities

Program Description: . This presentation will focus on the effects of heroin on the body, how to tell if someone is using and what the legal ramifications are if you get caught using or dealing.

Phone Number: Toms River 732-349-6200

BulletTips for Terrific Parenting
Presenter: Dr. Crystal Kuykendall

Program Date: 9/26/13

Time: 5:30

Audience/Age/Grade: Parents, Educators, Professionals dealing with adolescents

Program Description: Presentation will provide insight on some of the most glaring school related causes of underperformance, underachievement, poor discipline, apathy, anger and rage in many "at-risk" youth. Importantly, presentation will provide strategies which can be used by school officials, parents and care givers to meet the academic and social student needs of contemporary youth. We will provide tips on how best to build requisite student character traits, improve student discipline, develop responsible student behavior and help students set short and long range goals. Tips will also be shared on how to strengthen the delicate home-school bond, facilitate parent leadership skills and enhance parental engagement and involvement. This upbeat, enjoyable Presentation will not only inform but inspire attendees

Branch Location: TR


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