American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Facts for families from A-Z on 98 different topics, including
discipline, divorce, bullying, grief, adolescent development, self-injury,
step-families, videogames and many more. Resources for families, including
statistics on child and adolescent mental illness.
Mental Health America (formerly National
Mental Health Association) http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net
Information on all mental health topics, fact sheets, disorders
and treatments, medication, and more.
Coping with stress checklist http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/information/get-info/stress/coping-with-stress-checklist
Anxiety Disorders http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net/go/information/get-info/anxiety-disorders/anxiety-disorders
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services-
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Excellent overview of what mental health is, and specific
information re: adolescent mental health. Easy to read style makes this
extremely useful. Also contains a link to "A Family Guide to Keeping Youth
Mentally Healthy & Drug Free."
Mental Health Association of Minnesota
Great site. Helps individuals find access to services. Call
them to get a specific referral resource or educational info. Get help to
problem-solve a situation, on a one-to-one basis. They are your advocates.
Includes a screening tool for mood and anxiety disorders.
Allina Behavioral Health Services
Information on abuse & violence, addiction & substance abuse,
eating disorders, support groups, and more.
Information on 40 different mental and emotional conditions:
MN Association for Children's Mental Health
MN Department of Human Services - Children's Mental Health
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill