Resources

Mental Health Disorders

This website contains helpful information about ADHD including strategies for managing symptoms and characteristics. Parents can find articles helpful to understanding their children’s struggles; adults who struggle with ADHD will find information to help better understanding themselves.

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance provides information on bipolar disorder and depression, as well as, offers in-person and online support groups and forums. Phone #1-800-826-3632

This website is written by someone who is diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder with the intent of helping others manage their own Bipolar symptoms and characteristics. It includes information for self-understanding, strategies for involving others in your life, and information helpful to family members. 

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers authoritative information about mental health disorders as well as information on a range of mental health topics and the latest mental health research.

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention 

The Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects callers to trained crisis counselors 24/7. They also provide a chat function on their website. Phone #1-800-273-8255

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention provides information about suicide, support for survivors, prevention, research and more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness. Learn about what to do if you or a loved one is in a mental health crisis.

Kids, Teens and Caregivers 

This website contains information for caregivers about the risks of toxic stress in children, and realistic strategies to reduce and prevent stress. 

This is a hub of government information about youth mental health issues, including substance abuse, LGBT issues, bullying and homelessness.

This website has easy to understand  information for teens and caregivers about adolescent mental health issues including information on overcoming the stigma attached to mental health disorders. 

Article from Cornell University that contains vital information for caregivers of teens who self-injure including information about warnings signs, safety and communication strategies.