The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry www.aacap.org
A website that works to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them; advance efforts in prevention of mental illnesses, and assure proper treatment and access to services for children and adolescents.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) www.anad.org
Information on eating disorders and assists individuals and their families on finding resources and providing referrals to professionals.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders CHADD National Office www.chadd.org
Education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) www.dbsalliance.org
A leading patient-directed national organization focusing on the most prevalent mental illnesses. The organization fosters an environment of understanding about the impact and management of these life-threatening illnesses by providing up-to-date, scientifically-based tools and information written in language the general public can understand.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) www.nami.org
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots organization for people with mental illness and their families
National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD) www.narsad.org
A website providing information on schizophrenia, depression, anxiety and many other psychiatric disorders.
Families for Depression Awareness www.familyaware.org
Click here to be taken directly to Teen Depression Statistics and click on the 'fact sheet' for some great information to keep on hand!
A site for internet safety information, news stories, credible links and interactive message boards; articles written by educators, parents, experts, and young people, and a variety of Internet-related activities, tools and resources. Topics will cover the spectrum of social technology from social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook to instant messaging (IM), chat rooms, texting and online gaming. Adults will be provided with insights into the world that kids are entering from computers, gaming units and cell phones.
Mental Health Matters
Information and resources on mental health disorders.
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (www.nimh.nih.gov)
Mental Health America (MHA) (www.nmha.net)
Ohio Department of Mental Health
Mental Health America of Summit County
www.nami.org/youth/index.html Youth section of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) website. Gives resources, local contacts, latest research on medications and treatment, and school issues. Asignificant and useful site for persons who are serious about children and mental illness.
www.intelihealth.com/mentalhealth A general and comprehensive overview of mental health issues and resources.
http://www.undoingdepression.com/ Dr. Richard O'Conner's website for his book, Undoing Depression.
bnetsavvy.org Educators will find internet safety information, classroom activities, news stories, credible links and interactive message boards; articles written by educators, parents, experts, and young people, and a variety of Internet-related activities, tools and resources. Topics will cover the spectrum of social technology from social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook to instant messaging (IM), chat rooms, texting and online gaming. Adults will be provided with insights into the world that kids are entering from computers, gaming units and cell phones.
www.nimh.nih.gov The National Institute of Mental Health's website. Comprehensive and cutting edge.
http://www.familyaware.org/ Families for Depression Awareness helps family members and friends in a caregiver role and those with depression understand the depression, reduce associated stigma, and share issues.
http://www.mentalhealth.org/ Center for Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network.
http://www.ndmda.org/ National Depressive, Manic Depressive Association
DepressedTeens.com Educational site dedicated to help teenagers and their parents and educators understand the signs and symptoms of teenage depression.