Helping Parents, Families, & Caregivers

Resources

General psychology resources

www.psychcentral.com

www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org

www.apa.org

www.mentalhelp.net

State mental health law Information

Pennsylvania

http://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=234&Itemid=169

Domestic Violence Resources

Allegheny County (Pennslyvania)

http://www.pafamilylawyers.com/Domestic-Violence/Domestic-Violence-Resources.shtml

http://www.womenslaw.org/gethelp_state_type.php?type_id=1800&state_code=PA

National domestic violence resources

http://www.thehotline.org/

Resources for children adolescents

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAIMI)

http://www.nami.org/template.cfmsection=child_and_teen_support

Find your local NAIMI

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=Your_Local_NAMI&Template=/CustomSource/AffiliateFinder.cfm

Resources for Parents and Caregivers

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfmSection=For_Parents,_Caregivers,_and_Youth&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=37809

Fact sheets on child and adolescent mental health

http://www.nami.org/Content/ContentGroups/CAAC/Childhood_and_Adolescent_Mental_Illness_Fact_Sheets.htm

Resource for parents and caretakers considering residential Treatment Facilities for children and adolescents

http://www.nami.org/Template.cfm?Section=CAAC&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=66549

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/child-and-adolescent-mental-health/index.shtml

Suicide resources

World Health Organization: Suicide Prevention

http://www.who.int/mental_health/prevention/en/

National Association of School Psychologists: Suicide Prevention

http://www.nasponline.org/resources/crisis_safety/suicideprevention.aspx

NAMI: Teen suicide

http://www.nami.org/Content/ContentGroups/Illnesses/Suicide_Teens.htm

Substance Abuse and Dependence:

Capstone Treatment Center

http://www.capstonetreatmentcenter.com/