Useful Resources

Publications
Whose Game Is It Anyway? A Guide to Helping Your Child Get the Most from Sports, Organized by Age and Stage
Richard D. Ginsburg, PhD, Stephen Durant, EdD, and
Amy Baltzell EdD

Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums, and Other Everyday Problems by Seeing the World through Your Child’s Eyes
Claudia M. Gold, MD

The Explosive Child
Ross W. Greene, PhD

Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Professionals
Eric Hazen, MD, Mark Goldstein, MD, and Myra Chandler Goldstein

Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life
Paul Hammerness, MD, and Margaret Moore

ADHD (Biographies of Disease)
Paul Hammerness, MD 

Making the System Work for your Child with ADHD
Peter S. Jensen, MD

Raising an Emotionally Healthy Child When a Parent is Sick
Paula K. Rauch MD and Anna C. Muriel MD, MPH

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids
Timothy E. Wilens, MD

 

Websites

General Information and Resources

Project Interface  – A partner with Newton-Wellesley, this valuable program helps families access mental services.
AACAP – This website from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry provides reliable information about the diagnosis and treatment of common mental health issues (under the "Facts for Families" section) and contains other valuable resources, including a “Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Finder."
Mass DPH Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program – For families with children ages birth to 22 with chronic medical, physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions.
National Institutes of Mental Health – This website provides useful information about mental illness, including discussion of the symptoms and treatment of specific conditions.
National Alliance on Mental Illness – A national advocacy group that provides support for patients and families affected by mental illness.

Substance Abuse 

Massachusetts Substance Abuse Helpline
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Information Related to Specific Problems
Asperger’s Association of New England
Autism Society of America
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Families for Depression Awareness

Sites Related to School Problems

School Psychiatry – A website from Massachusetts General Hospital that provides information about how to effectively seek school-based services for a child with a psychiatric disorder as well as detailed information about the kinds of interventions that may be helpful for specific problems.

Federation for Children with Special Needs – Provides information and support to parents of children with disabilities, including mental health issues. This site can be helpful for parents looking for educational advocate to help them work with the school system to get services for their child.

 
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Events

Think Pink! Girls' Night Out

Join us on Tuesday, October 21, from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Newton Marriott for a celebration of women's health. Includes a wine reception, hors d'oeuvres, and a health panel.
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"Top Doctors"

Boston Magazine featured Newton-Wellesley Hospital in their annual “Top Doctors” issue as a top community hospital outside of Boston.
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US News and World Report

US News and World Report has ranked Newton-Wellesley Hospital 16th in Massachusetts.
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