• 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.
    Autism Speaks:  Information about autism, advocacy opportunities and support for parents.
    This site helps to link resources, education, suicide FAQ, workshop info. and articles. 
    Can help families cope with common problems, healthy relationships, finding help/referrals.www.helping.apa.org

    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.
    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.
    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.