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Links and Resources

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry(AACAP)Facts for Families

These are one page information sheets on a wide variety of child mental health topics. The sheets are free and available for download and use in your office.

AACAP Resource Centers

Expanded information for parents/families on a variety of child psychiatric issues and disorders.

AACAP Resources for Primary Care

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry resources.

ADHD Parents Medication Guide

Thirty page education guide for families and teens about wide variety of aspects of ADHD, including diagnosis, treatment, schools, transition to adulthood

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Children's Mental Health in Primary Care

Large set of educational resources for primary care and families on growing and wide variety of mental health topics

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Mental Health page

Mental Health Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines from the AAFP

Anxiety and Despression Association of America (ADAA)

Nonprofit dedicated to high quality information for children, adolescents, adults, families, and professionals about anxiety and depression

Ariel's Legacy

Website dedicated to providing education and support to children and their families confronted by Bipolar disorder and to help raise public awareness and erase stigmatization.

Autism Speaks

National advocacy organization for families, individuals with autism

Autism Speaks Video Glossary

A free library of over 100 video clips demonstrating early signs of autism for families and professionals. (new)

Bright Futures in Practice: Mental Health

Published in 2002, this 2 volume set of consensus guidelines for mental health promotion as an integral part of child health supervision.was developed by a multidisciplinary panel of experts. The guidelines were developed with funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau and have been supported by over 50 national organizations. The guide was published by the National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health at Georgetown University.

CDC Autism Page

Up to date information for individuals, parents, professionals on recognition, prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and research in autism (new)

Clay Center

The Massachusetts General Hospitals Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds. Excellent resource for public education and information on wide range of child mental health topics. Includes articles, blogs, podcasts

CHADD

Children and Adult with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.Support group for parents of individuals with ADHD

Child Mental Health Blog

Dr. David Rettew, nationally renowned child psychiatrist at University of Vermont

Child Psychiatry Blog

Child Psychiatry Blog at Psychiatry Congress Network

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

DBSA provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders. Information for individuals, families, professionals

Drugcocktails.ca

Website for teens, parents, professionals that includes excellent information on drugs of abuse and their interactions with medications

Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment

Website dedicated to promoting resilience and preventing violence. Founded by parents whose young adult daughter was murdered

MGH School Psychiatry

This site hosts information about school related mental health issues. A prominent section includes a very helpful, user friendly table that includes a large number of rating scales and instruments (free and proprietary).

Military Child Education Coalition

Site dedicated to providing education and support to military families and children.

M-CHAT

Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers

NCTSN

National child traumatic stress network

New York Promoting and Advancing Teen Health (NYPATH)

Website to provide New York state health care clinicians with web-based and onsite clinical, tools, resources, and training that is evidence-based and adolescent-specific

OCD Support and Information

OCD Spectrum News, Articles And Support

OnTrackNY

Innovative treatment program for adolescents and young adults who recently have had unusual thoughts and behaviors or who have started hearing or seeing things that others don’t.

Parenting at a Challenging Time (PACT)

Website dedicated to support parents with cancer who have children.

Parent Guide to Developmental Disabilities Services

Detailed guide for parents on how to navigate the developmental disabilities system in New York

Parent to Parent of New York State

Extensive website for families with a developmentally disabled individual

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM)

National multidisciplinary organization committed to improving the physical and psychosocialhealth and well-being of adolescents and young adults through advocacy, clinical care, health promotion, professional development and research

The Suicide Prevention Center of New York (SPCNY)

SPCNY is an education and resource organization.

Tourette Syndrome Association

A growing community of individuals with Tourette and other tic disorders are living their dreams.

Tricotillomania Learning Center

The TLC Foundation for Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center

Treatment and research institute for autism spectrum disorders.

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