|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
ADHD (Biographies of Disease)
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.|
|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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