Resources for Families of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Children and Adults With Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
National Alliance for the Mentally ill (NAMI)
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
The United States Department of Education
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

PTSD Resources

NCTSN Core Curriculum on Childhood Trauma Task Force. The 12 core concepts: Concepts for understanding traumatic stress responses in children and families. Core Curriculum on Child Trauma.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Understanding child traumatic stress

Resources for clinicians, patients, and families regarding treatment of depression in children and adolescents

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
United States Food and Drug Administration
The Guidelines for Adolescent Depression in Primary Care (GLAD-PC) Toolkit
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
National Institute of Mental Health
Mental Health America

Resources related to consent and confidentiality in adolescent health care

The Alan Guttmacher Institute provides updated information regarding state policies for specific services
The Center for Adolescent Health & the Law
The Juvenile Law Center provides information regarding the emancipation laws in individual states
The National Conference of State Legislatures provides information on a number of related topics, including:
Immunization legislation
Pharmacist conscience clauses
Human papillomavirus legislation

Resources for families of children with fears

For Parents

Monsters Under the Bed and Other Childhood Fears: Helping Your Child Overcome Anxieties, Fears and Phobias by Stephen W. Garber, Phd, Robyn Freedman Spizman, and Marianne Daniels Garber (Villard Books, 1993).
When Your Child Is Afraid by Robert Schachter (Simon and Schuster, 1988).
No More Monsters in the Closet: Teaching Your Children to Overcome Everyday Fears and Phobias by Jeffrey L. Brown, MD (Crown Pub 1995).

For Children

Night Light: A Story for Children Afraid of the Dark by Jack Dutro and Kenneth Boyle (Magination Press, 1991).
The Blammo - Surprise! Book: A Story to Help Children Overcome Fears by Stephen R. Lankton and Nancy Wiley (Margination Press, 1989).
Scary Night Visitors: A Story for Children with Bedtime Fears by Irene Wineman Marcus, Paul Marcus, and Susan Jeschke (Margination Press, 1991).
Fang by Barbara Shook Hazen (Aladdin, 1991).
Freddie's Fears by Hilary Robinson (Franklin Watts Ltd, 2001).
Arthur Goes to Camp by Marc Brown (Econ-CladBooks, 1999).
Franklin and the Thunderstorm by Paulette Bourgeois and Brenda Clark (Econo-Clad Books, 1998).
Thunder Doesn't Scare Me! by Lynea Bowdish and John Wallace (Children's Press).
Let's Go Swimming with Mr. Sillypants by M. K. Brown (Crown, 1986).
Cannonball Chris by Jean Marzollo (Random House, 1987).
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst (Simon Schuster Children's Books, 1972).
When Mama Comes Home Tonight by Eileen Spinelli (Simon & Schuster, 1998).
Owl Babies by Martin Waddel (Candlewick Press, 1996).


American Academy of Pediatrics