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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.

Breaking The Silence: Teaching School Kids About Mental Illness
Learn more about this educational package which teaches upper elementary, middle school and high school students about serious mental illness.

Broken Promises and the Health Care Crisis: Children and Adolescents with Mental Illness
Current facts about the numbers of children and adolescents with mental illness, the consequences of mental illness in youth, barriers to treatment, and related issues

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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