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Helpful Resources

Journeys
Preparing for the Appointment: Parent / Guardian Preparing for the Appointment: Teen

General information about kids’ emotional and behavioral health
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Website URL: www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/child/childhealth.asp
Children's mental health, teen mental health services, mentally healthy youth, family health.
 
Mental Health America
Website URL: www.nmha.org
Topics including autism, anxiety disorders, bullying, depression, schizophrenia in kids.
 
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
Website URL: www.ffcmh.org
Information about family support and helpful resources related to childhood disorders.
 
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Website URL: www.aacap.org
Information to aid the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral and other mental disorders.
 
National Institute of Mental Health
Website URL: www.nimh.nih.gov
Information about disorders affecting children and adolescents
 
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Website URL: www.ojjdp.ncjrs.gov
Information about child protection, delinquency prevention and other topics.
 
 
Specific Concerns
Topic: ADHD
National Resource Center on ADHD
Website URL: www.help4adhd.org
Answers to frequently asked questions about this condition. Information is also available in Spanish.
 
Topic: After a disaster
FEMA
Website URL: www.fema.gov/kids/tch_mntl.htm
Checklist to assess a child's mental health status following a disaster or traumatic experience.
 
Topic: Bullying
SAMHSA

Website URL: www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov/15plus
Multi-media social marketing campaign about bullying prevention.
 
Topic: Depression
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Website URL: www.aacap.org/publications/factsfam/depressd.htm
Overview of childhood and adolescent depression, including a discussion of the incidence and prevalence of depression, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and appropriate treatment.
 
Topic: Family Guide to Keeping Youth Mentally Happy and Drug-Free
SAMHSA
Website URL: www.family.samhsa.gov
Public education website to help parents support mental health.
 
Topic: Mental illness in the family
Mental Health America
Website URL: www.nmha.org/infoctr/factsheets/11.cfm
Fact sheet helps with recognizing warning signs and how to cope.
 
Topic: Panic disorder in children and adolescents
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Website URL: www.aacap.org/publications/factsfam/panic.htm
Overview of panic disorders in children and adolescents. Symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, incidence, and prevalence of the disorders are reviewed.
 
 
Parent Support
Families Together
Website URL: www.familiestogetherinc.org
Assists Kansas parents and their children who have disabilities.
 
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Website URL: www.nami.org
Information about mental illness, medications and support.
 
 
Kansas Resources
Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services
Website URL: www.srskansas.org
The state agency that seeks to connect Kansans with supports and services to improve their lives.
 
Keys for Networking
Website URL: www.keys.org
Provides information, support training and advocacy to families.
 
Kids Training Team
Website URL: www.kidstraining.org
Provides training, support and resources for children’s mental health service providers.