Pediatric Behavioral Health

Helpful Links


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Looking for more information? Check out these resources for more in-depth info and suggestions:

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)  has an excellent website: be sure to visit the Child and Adolescent Action Center for the NAMI Family Guide: Adolescent Depression and Treatment Options, the NAMI resource guide, and other helpful information: www.nami.org

  • ParentsMedGuide.org is a website that is developed and maintained by the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry to provide information for parents of children who may need medication to help with their difficulties.

  • Center for Mental Health Services: www.mentalhealth.org

  • National Institute of Mental Health: www.nimh.nih.gov

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse website has brief fact sheets on major drugs of abuse, as well as information about preventing and treating substance abuse: www.nida.nih.gov

  • Federal Drug Administration (FDA): www.fda.gov

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov

  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: www.aacap.org

  • American Academy of Pediatrics has a website with many excellent resources for parents on common questions and concerns including ADHD, parenting tips, child development, and more: www.aap.org

  • American Psychological Association: www.apa.org

  • The REACH Institute, The REsource for Advancing Children's Health: www.reachinstitute.net

  • Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation: www.bpkids.org

  • CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) is a website with several good resources for people who have ADHD.  Excellent resources regarding working with the school system: www.chadd.org

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance: www.dbsalliance.org

  • Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association: www.drada.org

  • Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health: www.ffcmh.org

  • National Mental Health Association: www.nmha.org

  • Suicide Prevention Action Networks: www.spanusa.org