Below is a collection of useful resources from reputable government, profession, and non-profit organizations.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) – 24 hours a day, everyday.
AACAP American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
AACAP’s Facts for Families Series
Concise and easy-to-understand fact sheets
The American Psychiatric Association’s online resource
National Institute of Mental Health
ADHD (ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER)
The guide, co-created with the APA, provides information on ADHD symptoms, treatment options, and co-occurring disorders.
A Guide for Families: A video and accompanying brochure developed to help families understand ADHD and how to weigh options for treatment.
NIMH Research on Treatment for ADHD
Questions and Answers about the Multimodal Treatment Study
DEPRESSION AND BIPOLAR DISORDER
Information from Medline Plus
WebMD Depression Center
The guide, co-created with the APA, provides information on depression symptoms, treatment options, and co-occurring disorders.
WebMD Bipolar Disorder
Mayo Clinic Introduction to Bipolar Disorder
NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDA for Teens
Science based information on drug abuse and addiction
NIDA’s Mind Over Matter
Information on drug abuse for grades 5-9
NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Center for PTSD
AADA- Anxiety Disorders Association of America
CHADD- Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
CABF- Child and Adolescent Dipolar Foundation
DBSA- Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance