Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Resources

Behavioral Health

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry provides information about ADHD and treatment approaches.

Find information about what causes sleep problems in children and what you can do to help your child.

Find information about how parents can speak to their children about mental illness.

Provides information about the signs and symptoms of anorexia nervosa and bulimia and the importance of early identification and treatment.

Learn about anxiety in children, including causes, symptoms and treatment.

Learn about the signs of depression in children and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.

Provides information about mental health and support resources for families, teens and young adults. It has affiliates in every state and in many local communities.

Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services provides resources to help children and families access the support they need during a behavioral health crisis. Review this notice for information.


Suicide Prevention

Provides a brief overview of the importance of risk and protective factors as they relate to suicide and offers guidance about how communities can best use them to decrease suicide risk.

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center provides a fact sheet about youth suicide based on findings from a pilot for the National Violent Death Reporting System.


Websites

It provides thorough, user-friendly information about child anxiety and information about seeking professional help.

 ADDA's mission is to help people with ADHD lead happier, more successful lives through education, research and public advocacy. It focuses especially on the needs of adults and young adults with ADHD.

NIMH is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders