Helpful Resources

Helpful Resources

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Websites & Online Publications

NIMH Frequently Asked Questions About the Treatment of Children with Mental Illness

Booklet addressing common questions about the day-to-day experience of parenting children with mental illness, including diagnosis and treatment options.

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children and Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event: A Guide for Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

This fact sheet helps parents and teachers recognize common reactions of children after experiencing a disaster or traumatic event. It highlights reactions by age group, offers tips for how to respond in a helpful way, and recommends when to seek support.

NICHD Adventures in Parenting

A booklet from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development that addresses the struggles and trials of parenting and highlights some of its many rewards. Designed to help anyone who interacts with children, from first-time parents to grandparents.

Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology Parent Resources

Videos of interviews with experts in child and adolescent psychology, focusing on issues that are particularly important to parents/caregivers. The experts also describe evidence-based treatment options available for children and adolescents.

Effective Child Therapy Resources for Parents & Caregiver

Links to the most current research-based approaches for addressing therapies for child and adolescent mental health issues, from organizations that are recognized as leaders in their respective fields.

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

A national family-run organization linking more than 120 chapters and state organizations that are focused on the issues of children and youth with emotional, behavioral, or mental health needs and their families.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychology Family Resources

Resources on issues affecting children, teenagers, and their families, including the “Facts for Families” series, that provide concise, up-to-date information and tips on issues affecting children, teenagers, and their families.

CDC Parent Information

Provides parents with information and videos on a wide variety of age-relevant physical, emotional, and behavioral health topics.

CDC Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers

Promotes evidence-based positive parenting strategies and techniques, available in both English and Spanish.

KidsHealth Parent Page

Provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.


Resource for parents with tips and guidance for their teen’s emotional wellbeing.

Protecting College Students’ Mental Health

ULifeline is an anonymous, confidential, online resource center, where college students can be comfortable searching for the information they need and want regarding emotional health.

The Top Mental Health Challenges Facing Students

A guide from to help identify signs and symptoms of common mental health issues for college students, and provide suggestions as to when and where to find help.