I will often be asked by families about good sources of information on mental health topics. While this list is by no means all-inclusive, hopefully it is a good start.

Links of Note:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry The national organization of child psychiatrists. Includes many links and information for families and providers.


Ansari Center for Autism  Michiana resource center for autism spectrum disorders.


Attention Deficit Disorder AssociationNational organization with multiple articles on ADHD.


The Balanced MindWebsite for the families of children with mood disorders.


Bright FuturesGeorgetown University site with piles of information on child development.


CHADDChildren and Adults with ADHD. National advocacy and resources.


Depression ToolkitYour resources for fighting depression.


Dr. Troy's Amazon WishlistList of books I have recommended to parents.


HANDS in AutismIndiana autism interdisciplinary training and resource center.


Heads Up Youth SportsCDC resource center on traumatic head injuries in children.


The Herren ProjectFoundation of former NBA player Chris Herren about the dangers of addiction. If you have not seen Mr. Herren speak or seen the documentary of his travels take the time to do so.


The Jason Foundation Dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through awareness and education.


JobTIPSEducational resources for special needs.


Lives in the BalanceResources on the management of challenging behaviors.


Medline PlusNIH information site on medications.


NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness, includes helpful local chapters.


National Eating Disorders AssociationSupport for individuals and families with eating disorders.


OASIS@MAAPThe online autism spectrum support center.


Positive Coaching AllianceGroup of coaches organized to make sure kids have a sports experience that builds them as athletes and individuals.


Project BorderlineOrganization started by Chicago Bear Brandon Marshall to help spread information on Borderline Personality Disorder.


Psych Central"The world's most trusted mental health source."


Talking to Kids About Death ​Patient information reading from the NIH


Trichotillomania Learning CenterWebsite on hair pulling and picking disorder common in children.


UCLA Mindful Awareness Center Free audio guided meditations.


Understanding Autism  Yale educational resource.


WorryWiseKids  Informational site on anxiety disorders in children.


Your ChildUniversity of Michigan collection of topics on child behavior and development.









































CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY