Resources

American Academy of Child-Adolescent Psychiatry
An easy to navigate site with reliable information for parents. Offers “Facts for Families” on such topics as “Teens: Alcohol and Other Drugs”, “Managing Stress”, and “Children Who Can’t Pay Attention”.

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
This site provides comprehensive information of the different types of anxiety disorders including panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
DBSA is a patient-directed national organization which focuses on providing information on the most prevalent mental illnesses. This site offers information regarding signs and symptoms of mood disorders, resources, recovery steps and offers support and guidance for helping a loved one.

National Institute of Mental Health
This site offers comprehensive and reliable information on psychiatric disorders such as anxiety, depression, and ADHD. Offers education for child and adolescent mental health issues, as well as the most up to date research findings in the area of mental health.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
Provides education, resource information, support and advocacy opportunities, current National and State policy information for mental health.

Mental Health Net
Offers an extensive index of mental health websites

National Eating Disorders Association
Provides comprehensive information on signs and symptoms of eating disorders, treatment options, referral options, and helpful information for parents.

4 Women’s Health
A federally funded site designed specifically to provide health information for women. It has a link to a related site for girl’s health as well.

Psych Central
This site is operated and maintained by mental health professionals. It offers reliable and easy to use information on signs and treatments for mental disorders, resources, and current articles on a variety of topics.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
A 24 hour crisis hotline. 1-800-273-TALK