Personal/Social Information

This page contains information relating to personal and social issues in the lives of students and their families. The first section lists telephone numbers of organizations, community agencies, institutions, etc. (both local and non-local) which provide information and/or services to people. The second section provides links to web sites which present information of a personal/social nature.

Note: These references are provided as a service to our students and parents who may be seeking information or help. The KHS Guidance Center staff make no judgments, moral or otherwise, as to the information or services provided by the entities listed.


Resource Telephone Numbers

  • Adolescent Suicide: 1-800-621-4000
  • AIDS Information: 1-800-342-2437
  • Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services (ADDS): 1-319-524-4397
  • Alcoholics Anonymous: 1-319-372-6837
  • Al-Anon and Alateen: 1-800-356-9996
  • Birthright: 1-319-524-3733
  • Child Abuse: 1-800-362-2178 or 1-800-422-4453 or 1-319-524-1052
  • Cocaine Hotline: 1-800-262-2463
  • Community Action Agency: 1-319-524-6383
  • Department of Employment Services: 1-319-524-1862
  • Department of Human Services: 1-319-524-1052
  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse: 1-800-533-1616
  • Food Addiction: 1-800-872-0088
  • G.E.D. Testing (Southeastern Community College): 1-319-524-3221
  • Great River Area Education Agency #16: 1-319-524-2682
  • Homework Hotline: 1-800-728-6450
  • Iowa State Juvenile Home (Toledo, IA): 1-515-484-2560
  • Iowa State Patrol: 1-800-525-5555
  • Iowa Teen Health Line: 1-800-443-8336
  • JTPA: 1-319-524-9811
  • Keokuk Emergency Shelter (Safe Haven): 1-319-524-4445
  • Lee County Public Health Nurse: 1-319-524-4423
  • Legalized Abortions (Carthage, IL): 1-217-357-2173
  • Mental Health Institute (Independence, IA): 1-319-334-2583
  • Missing Person’s Clearinghouse: 1-800-346-5507
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse: 1-800-638-2045
  • National Runaway Switchboard: 1-800-621-4000
  • Planned Parenthood: 1-319-524-2759
  • Probation Officer (adult): 1-319-524-6591
  • Probation Officer (juvenile): 1-319-524-6122
  • Salvation Army: 1-319-524-1144 and 1-319-524-6164
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases: 1-800-227-8922
  • Suicide Hotline: 1-800-638-4357
  • Vocational Rehabilitation: 1-319-753-2231



Sites Dealing With Mental Health

Mental Health Net Mental Health Matters Promoting Student
Mental Health
Internet Mental Health Nat. Institute of Mental Health



Sites Dealing With Issues Surrounding Divorce

DivorceSupport Divorce Magazine
DivorceCare Divorce Online



Sites Dealing With The Issues Of Child Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse Child Abuse Prevention Network Child Help USA
ChildAbuse US Dept. of Health and Human Services International Network



Sites Dealing With The Issue Of Missing Children

Child Search National Center
Clearinghouse Cyber Search



Sites Dealing With Parenting Issues

Childrens’ House Page Parenting ABCs Parenting.Org
KidsHealth Home Page National Parenting Center Teen Parenting
ParentingMatters Page WonderWise Parent Page