Resources

Anxiety

Freedom from Fear Organization
Internet: http://www.freedomfromfear.org

Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Internet: http://www.childhoodanxietynetwork.org

The Child Anxiety Network
Internet: http://www.childanxiety.net

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Internet: http://www.ocfoundation.org

Stress, Anxiety and Depression Resource Center
Internet: http://www.stress-anxiety-depression.org

WebMD
Internet: http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/default.htm

Depression

Analysis: Anti-depressant benefits outweigh risk for kids – USA Today
Internet: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2007-04-17-antidepressants-children_N.htm

WebMD
Internet: http://www.webmd.com/depression/guide/depression-resources

National Institute of Mental Health
Internet: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/index.shtml

Bipolar Mood Disorder

The Bipolar Child
Internet: http://www.bipolarchild.com

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
Internet: http://www.bpkids.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Internet: http://www.isbd.org

Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation
Internet: http://www.bpchildresearch.org

Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders Society
Internet: http://www.obad.ca/main.htm

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

National Center for PTSD
Internet: http://www.ncptsd.va.gov

National Child Traumatic Studies Network
Internet: http://www.nctsnet.org

ADHD/Dyslexia/Learning Disorder

National Resource Center for ADD/ADHD
Internet: http://www.help4adhd.org

Information on Treatment Options for ADD/ADHD
Internet: http://www.help4adhd.org/en/ttreatment

Resource for ADD/ADHD
Internet: http://www.addwarehouse.com

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
Internet: http://www.AHEAD.org
An excellent organization to contact for individuals with disabilities who are planning to attend college and who will need special accommodations. Numerous training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences are available.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
Internet: http://www.add.org
The mission of ADDA is to provide information, resources, and advice to adults with AD/HD and to the professionals who work with them. ADDA has an annual conference, a quarterly newsletter, audio and video tapes, and provides adults with advocacy and networking opportunities.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
Internet: http://www.chadd.org
CH.A.D.D. is a national organization with over 32,000 members and more than 500 chapters nationwide that provides support and information for parents who have children with ADD and adults with ADD.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
Internet: http://www.cec.sped.org
The largest international professional organization committed to improving educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities.

International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Internet: http://www.interdys.org
The IDA is an international, nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of learning disabilities and dyslexia. For nearly 50 years, IDA has been helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, physicians, and researchers to better understand dyslexia.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Internet: http://www.ldanatl.org
LDA is the largest nonprofit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities. LDA has more than 600 local chapters and affiliates in 50 states, Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. LDA seeks to educate individuals with learning disabilities and their parents about the nature of the disability and inform them of their rights.

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
Internet: http://www.ncld.org
NCLD's mission is to promote public awareness and understanding of children and adults with learning disabilities, and to provide national leadership on their behalf, so they may achieve their potential and enjoy full participation in society.

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D)
Internet: http://www.rfbd.org
RFB&D is recognized as the nation's leading educational lending library of academic and professional textbooks on audio tape from elementary through post-graduate and professional levels.

Autism

Autism Society
Internet: http://www.autism-society.org

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Internet: http://www.aota.org/autism

Organizations

Zero to Three Organization
Internet: http://www.zerotothree.org
The nation's leading expert organization on early childhood development and a tremendous resource for families

The Center for Promotion of Child Development
Internet: http://www.childhealthcare.org
A group of developmental behavioral pediatricians who have developed a web-based assessment system for behavioral and emotional problems in children and adolescents.

National Institute of Mental Illness
Internet: http://www.nimh.nih.gov

American Psychological Association
Internet: http://www.apa.org
A great resource for various psychology topics, additional contact information, and search for psychologist in your area.

American Psychiatric Association
Internet: http://www.psych.org

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Internet: http://www.aacap.org

Psychiatric Medications
Internet: http://www.rxlist.org
Reliable information on psychiatric medications

Colorado Chapter of the National Association for Mentally Ill
Internet: http://www.namicolorado.org

The Mental Health Association of Colorado
Internet: http://www.mhacolorado.org

PEAK Parent Center, Inc.
Internet: http://www.peakparent.org