Offered below are a collection of well-respected websites that families may find helpful while seeking out and engaging in therapeutic support for their children and teenagers.

General Mental Health Resource Sites

  • American Psychological Association Child-Focused Topic Page - While offering a selection of clinical articles on childhood issues, this page also provides the entire APA "topic list" on the left hand side of the web page for families to find more specific information on conditions such as ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Parenting Issues, etc.
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Assisting parents and families in understanding developmental, behavioral, emotional and mental conditions affecting children and adolescents. 46 fact sheets offered.
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health (NIMH) - The National Institute of Mental Health provides multiple articles on topics as varied as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Depression, children and violence and learning disorders.

Parent and Family Resource Sites

Specific Content Resource Sites

  • Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) - A national organization with 22,000 members offering support, advocacy and information.
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse - Research, narrative articles, and advice for parents, students and teachers who are seeking help with substance abuse issues.
  • Learning Disability Association of America - Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.
  • Where You Are Not Alone - Many articles and books for parents and kids, as well as submitted stories. Addresses "cyber bullying".