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.

https://effectivechildtherapy.org/

Erika’s Lighthouse

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.

www.erikaslighthouse.org

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.

www.familyaware.org

Insure Kids Now

Insure Kids Now is an online resource to learn about free and low-cost health care coverage for your family.

www.insurekidsnow.gov

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.

natsap.org/

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.

www.ffcmh.org

National Respite Locator Service

State by state directory of respite services.

www.archrespite.org/respitelocator

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.

www.thereachinstitute.org

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.

www.womensmentalhealth.org

Residential Treatment Programs for Teens

The Bureau of Consumer Protection’s publication for parents considering Residential Treatment placement for their children.

https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0185-residential-treatment-programs-teens

National Center for School Mental Health (NCSMH)

An online clearinghouse of information for parents, students, clinicians and educators.

www.schoolmentalhealth.org

Hopeful Minds

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.

http://hopefulminds.org

Set to Go

Online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.

https://www.settogo.org

Supporting your recovery during the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 Resources