• Useful Websites...
     
    Mental Health Resources: 
     
    American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Provides useful fact sheets for families on a variety of topics ( ranging from anxiety to violence) arranged in alphabetical order. http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/facts_for_families_keyword_alphabetical
     
     
    CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder)- Organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.
     
    NYS Department of Mental Health-Offers booklets and pamphlets on an array of mental health issues facing children, adolescents, and adults.
     
    American Psychological Association: Variety of research based articles on various issues from bed wetting to depression
     
    Anxiety Disorders Association of America: Useful information for parents and adults about anxiety disorders, treamtnet options and coping strategies.
    http://www.adaa.org/
     
    Autism Speaks:  Information about autism, advocacy opportunities and support for parents.
     
    AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION 
    This site helps to link resources, education, suicide FAQ, workshop info. and articles. 
     
    AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION:
    Can help families cope with common problems, healthy relationships, finding help/referrals.www.helping.apa.org

     
     
    BULLYING RESOURCES:
     
    Make Time to Listen:Bullying resources for parents
     
    Committee for Children:  Includes programs on violence prevention, bully prevention, child abuse prevention, training and program support, books, statistics and other useful materials.
     
     
     
    SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION/INTERVENTION:
     
    Family Guide- Info on how to keep kids drug/alcohol free
     
    Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) : Information for parents and teachers on preventing and treating substance abuse in children and adolescents.
     
     
     
    MENTAL HEALTH REFERRALS:
    The Long Island HOme: These two facilities belong to LIH which is a member of the Long Island Health Network.  Many services include child/adolescent psychiatric services, adult psychiatry and alcoholism and substance abuse to name a few.  Inpatient and outpatient treatment programs available for child and adolescents.
     
    North Shore Center for Child Development: Includes services such as “The Single Parent Action Network” to help parents cope with crises of separation, divorce or widowhood.  Address depression, anxiety, alcohol/substance abuse, teenage pregnancy, learning disabilities, suicide attempts/threats, dealing with grief, trauma, crisis and loss, etc.  Provides therapy, behavior management programs, evaluations, testing/assessments, medication management, case management, advocacy services and much more. 
     
     
    Misc. Info.
     
     American Diabetes Association:  Resources for parents, children and adolescents on diabetes including treatment options, maintenance, and support for children and parents coping with diabetes.