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Optimums
Tools for reducing stress for parents and children.
Ask The Doctor
Interactive medical question and answer forum about all aspects of child behavior. Questions are replied to by online doctors with an online library of articles on children's problems.
The Children's Health Council
Information on children with behavioral, developmental, and learning challenges including diagnoses, counseling, educational tutoring, parenting classes, family resources, and a school for children with special needs.
Paper Boat
Articles and presentations on the wraparound approach to supporting children who have severe emotional disabilities.
Child Pain Help
Describes psychological approaches to pediatric chronic pain problems, news concerning pain management and services of CPANCF.
Build Your Child's Self-Esteem
Dr. Yarnell, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, describes 16 techniques parents and teachers can use to build high, positive self-esteem in their children.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
A National parent-run organization with a strong family focus, providing extensive information on the needs of children and youth with emotional, behavioral or mental disorders.
Office of the Surgeon General
Extensive information on children's mental health including a blueprint for addressing children's mental health needs in the United States.
About Our Kids
Information on children's mental health and parenting based on research in child psychiatry, psychology, and child development; sponsored by the New York University Child Study Center.
Children's Mental Health Ontario
Information on promoting environments that support positive mental health and quality children's mental health services in Ontario Canada.
Guidance for Effective Discipline
American Association of Pediatrics Policy Statement on Effective Discipline.
CMHS
Comprehensive national information on mental illness by the Center for Mental Health Services including: managed care, emergency services, children's campaign, community support, homelessness, special populations, hiv, aids, statistics, and state planning.
NIMH - Treatment of Children with Mental Disorders
Information for parents whose children are experiencing symptoms of emotional disorders and use of medication.
SAMHSA
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration provides information, statistics and articles on improving the quality and availability of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitative services in the areas of substance abuse and mental illnesses.
NMHA
Broad based information by The National Mental Health Association on all aspects of mental health and mental illness including children and youth.
Feingold Association
Some information on the relationship of diet to behavior.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome in Japan
The physical and behavioral characteristics of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome from birth to age seven. Information about maternal and paternal drinking and educational links to other related sites.
Project Resilience
A website that teaches a strength based approach to education, prevention and treatment of mental illness in children.
Information and Advice for Parents
Parenting myths, safety tips, options for therapy, and how to select a therapist.
Children and Trauma: Reactions to the WTC Disaster
Psychologist Michael Fenichel presents internet resources for coping with the trauma and recovery following the attack on the World Trade Center.
What To Tell Your Children About The Terrorist Attack
A clinical Psychologist discusses what to say to your children about terrorism.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Facts, theories, treatment and prevention options on youth violence and suicide by the CDC.

 
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