Mental Health Resources
· nami.org is the website for the National Alliance on Mental Illness who provide free educational materials and local support group programs. They are a grassroots mental health organization dedicated to advocacy for those who are living with mental illness. They support access to services, treatment, and research.
· apa.org is a website operated by the American Psychological Association. It offers educational material on mental illnesses and their treatment.
· nimh.gov is the website for the National Institute of Mental Health. This site offers information on mental illness and its treatment.
· chadd.org offers scientifically reliable information in English and Spanish about ADD in children, adolescents, and adults. Sponsored by Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD), the largest ADHD support and advocacy organization in the United States, it has downloadable fact sheets of science-based information for parents, educators, professionals, the media, and the general public. The site also includes contact information for two hundred local chapters of CHADD throughout the United States.
· help4adhd.org presents evidence-based information in English and Spanish about ADD in children, adolescents, and adults. This national clearing house of downloadable information and resources concerning many aspects of ADHD is funded by the U.S. government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and operated by CHADD. New material is added frequently, and questions directed to the site are responded to by knowledgeable health-information specialists.
· add.org is a resource in English for adults with ADD. Sponsored by Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA), the world's largest organization for adults with ADHD, it provides information, resources, and networking opportunities.
· parentmagic.com is the website of Dr. Thomas Phelan the author of 1-2-3 Magic. Dr. Phalen offers practical methods for managing children and adolescents. His approach is very accessible and straightforward.