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Newton, MA 02462
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978 Worcester Road (rte 9)
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02482
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25 Washington Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481
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Newton-Wellesley Hospital Outpatient Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic
Regardless of pediatrician affiliation, all families who live in the NWH primary service area (Natick, Needham, Newton, Waltham, Wellesley and Weston) have access to the NWH Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic if parents have any concerns about a possible mental health issue in their child. Similarly, within 24 hours, a referral from school will trigger a phone consultation for a child’s parents with one of our clinic social workers. Both parents and schools can call the Intake Line 617-243-5497 with any questions and/or to start the referral process.
Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP)
The Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital assesses children ages 2 to 22 that have developmental difficulties, and consults with their parents, teachers and care providers.
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
Project Interface – A partner with Newton-Wellesley, this valuable program helps families access mental health 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
Asperger’s Association of New England
Autism Society of America
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Families for Depression Awareness
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.
We offer a growing list of helpful resources, including information on development, healthy families, recommended books and where to turn for more serious mental health concerns.
The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital
This is a web-based resource that educates parents and other caregivers about the psychological development and emotional well-being of children, adolescents and young adults who struggle with behavioral, emotional and/or learning challenges.
AACAP Facts for Families
While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behaviors that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them. Families often worry when their child or teenager has difficulty coping with things, feels sad, can’t sleep, gets involved with drugs or can’t get along with family or friends. AACAP’s Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.
Mobile Crisis Intervention/ Crisis Evaluations at home or school, avaialble to children and teens regardless of insurance. Call 877-382-1609 for more information.
Crisis Text Line: Text "help" to 741-741
Samiriteens, a confidential peer support for teens: 800-252-8336
Trevor Project Support Line: 866-488-7386 or text START to 678-678.
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