Family Resources and Additional Information
EFR, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, works in communities, workplaces, and schools delivering mental health and substance abuse services through its Employee Assistance, Student Assistance, Counseling, Substance Abuse, and Prevention Programs. EFR’s services range from prevention of substance abuse, brief intervention when people need it, to outpatient treatment of mental health and substance use disorders.
The Iowa Department of Education, Area Education Agencies, and local districts have developed a multitude of resources and tools to support families, educators, and other interested stakeholders. The resources have been divided into two sections to allow users to access the resources based on a child’s age and the type of services, Early Intervention or Special Education, they are receiving.