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Social Emotional Resources

Vista Unified School District's Resource Directory 

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Body Image

Body Image and Self Esteem

Boys and Body Image

Help Your Daughter Create a Healthy Body Image

Parenting of Adolescents-Body Image


National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center- Bullying

What You Can Do If You Are Being Bullied

Teens Health- Dealing With Bullying

Stompout Bullying



Communication Skills for Parents

Decision Making

Adolescents and Decision Making

Helping Your Teen Make Responsible Choices

By Parents For Parents: Online Parenting Resources for Parents and Teens


Teen Depression:A Guide for Teens

Teen Depression:A Guide for Parents

Drugs and Alcohol

AA (Alcoholics Anonymous)

Alateen/Alanon (help for families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Similarly, Alateen is our recovery program for young people. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members.)

NA (Narcotics Anonymous)

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Institute on Drug Abuse -for TEENS

The Brain and Addiction

How to Recognize Substance Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Institute on Drug Abuse -for TEENS

The Brain and Addiction

How to Recognize Substance Abuse 

The Oz House (YMCA)

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders

Males and Eating Disorders


Common Reactions to Grief and Loss

Helping Teens with Grief:Tips for Parents

Compassionate Friends (assists families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive)


Solutions for Change

Vista Homeless Shelter

Resources for Homeless in Vista

Internet Safety

Social Networking Tips for Parents and Teens

Internet Safety


Vista Community Clinic

TriCity Hospital


Nicotine Addiction and Other Dangers of Tobacco Use


Stress and Depression

Causes of Stress and Keeping it Under Control

Family Education: Teen Stress

Ten Ways to Cope with Stress

Teens Coping With Stress

Study Skills

A Study Skills Resource Site

Study Guides and Strategies

Test Anxiety

Tips for Better Test Taking

Violence Prevention

Youth Violence Prevention


Youth Crisis Hotline

The Bridge
(24-hour runaway shelter) 619.521.3939

California Runaway Hotline

National Hopeline Network

Operated by teens, for teens, Teen Line 

1-800-TLC-TEEN (1-800-852-8336) or 310-955-HOPE (310-855-4673)

Nightly 6:00 pm-10:00 pm (pst)

Suicide Hotline