- Family Resources
- Understanding Depression and Bipolar in Children and Teens
- Conversations with Care: Talking with Loved Ones about Their Diagnosis
- Finding a treatment team for your child
- How Your Child’s Diagnosis Affects Your Family
- Working With Educators
- Taking Good Care of Yourself
- Safety and Crisis Planning
- More Resources for Families
- Balanced Mind Parent Network
Effective Child Therapy
A website from the Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) and the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), providing parents and clinicians with accurate, up-to-date information on evidence-based psychosocial treatments for children and adolescents.
A Beacon of Hope for Adolescent Depression. At Erika’s Lighthouse they strive to break stigma and educate our community about adolescent depression and mental health issues through various programs directed towards schools, teachers, parents, physicians and other health care professionals, and teens themselves.
Families for Depression Awareness
A nonprofit organization providing educational information, community outreach training, and advocacy to help families and friends recognize and cope with bipolar and major depression.
Insure Kids Now
Insure Kids Now is an online resource to learn about free and low-cost health care coverage for your family.
National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs
The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs serves as an advocate and resource for innovative organizations which devote themselves to society’s need for the effective care and education of struggling young people and their families.
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health is an advocacy organization for families of children and youth with mental health needs. The Federation provides an opportunity for family members to work with professionals and other interested citizens to improve services for their children with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders.
National Respite Locator Service
State by state directory of respite services.
The REACH Institute
Committed to accelerating the acceptance and effective use of proven interventions that foster children’s emotional and behavioral health. In their Resources for Family section REACH features disorder profiles, treatment options, parent advocate training, and other REACH projects.
Reproductive Psychiatry Resource and Information Center
Massachusetts General Hospital’s Center for Women’s Mental Health presents information on psychiatric disorders during pregnancy, breastfeeding and psychiatric medicine, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), and more.
Residential Treatment Programs for Teens
The Bureau of Consumer Protection’s publication for parents considering Residential Treatment placement for their children.
National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH)
An online clearinghouse of information for parents, students, clinicians and educators.
Hopeful Minds is a new curriculum project developed by iFred, the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression. It is based on research that suggests hope is a teachable skill. The project’s aim is to equip students, educators, and parents with the tools they need to find and maintain hope even during the most trying of times.
Set to Go
Online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.