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Family Guide on Adolescent Depression
NAMI's family guide on What Families Need to Know about Adolescent Depression.

CABF Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
For five years the Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation has been a meeting place for families dealing with the challenge of raising children with bipolar disorder. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide essential support and information to all of you who are struggling to do the best you can for your children and families.

NAMI Child & Adolescent Resource Guide
NAMI Children & Adolescent Mental Health Books/DVDs Resource Guide

NAMI's statement before the FDA regarding the safety of anti-depression medication in children
A statement on the critically important issue of the safety and effectiveness of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for children and adolescents with depression.

NAMI Joins Group Launching Resources for Families
NAMI participated today in a press conference to launch ParentsMedGuide.org, a new resource center developed by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents with depression.

Treating Kids with Depression
New FDA warnings about the use of anti-depressant medications for children leave parents, caregivers wondering about options.

Statement on Child Custody Relinquishment from NAMI Executive Director Rick Birkel
Must Parents Relinquish Custody in order to Secure Mental Health Services, submitted to the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs.

Promoting, Preserving, and Restoring Children's Mental Health
A report from the Children and Families subcommittee of the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, this document discusses the public health crisis in child and adolescent mental health, and outlines policy options.

Internet Resource List for Children & Adolescents Mental Health Websites
Children's internet resource guide

CAAC Link
CAAC was created as an impact to the crisis in child and adolescent mental healthcare to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. The Center offers a newsletter, fact sheets, brochures, reading lists, multicultural outreach, and more.

Child & Adolescent Action Center
CAAC was created as an impact to the crisis in child and adolescent mental healthcare to focus attention on systems reform and to help and support families. The Center offers a newsletter, fact sheets, brochures, reading lists, multicultural outreach, and more.



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