This page has been established to provide information about specific mental health issues.

Top New Website Resources:

Online ADD/ADHD Guide - Friendly Online Guide providing helpful links to ADD/ADHD Websites that are useful for families, children and teachers as well as recent news on ADD/ADHD.  Recommended by a group of bright and enthusiastic kids in Ms. Stephanie Angela Jacob's Tutoring Class   
Khan Academy - Collection of over 3200 online educational videos with close to 150 Billion lessons watched across the world.

Psychological Tests/Quizzes:


The mental health quizzes located on this website were created to provide general information about certain mental health conditions. Any results obtained from our online quizzes should be reviewed by a mental health professional.

Psych Central - PsychCentral has a host of different psychiatric and psychological tests and screens

Psychology Today - Quizzes - Likewise, Psychology Today has a website with a lot of different mental health screens

Information on Antidepressants and Suicide

The most updated research and news on the use of Antidepressants in Children and Adolescents

Analysis: Antidepressant benefits outweigh risk for kids - USA Today

Antidepressants Help More Kids Than They Hurt -- The original information on why there has been concern on the use of antidepressants in children. -- Reliable source of information on various medications, psychiatric and other


Click on a diagnosis to find books and organizations dedicated to educating the public on specific mental health disorders:

Postpartum Depression
Bipolar Mood Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Autistic Spectrum Disorders


ADHD/ADD: - Child and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder - National Resource Center for ADD/ADHD -- Information on Treatment options for ADD/ADHD - resource for ADD/ADHD - the Hallowell Center -- Website promoting POSITIVE sides of ADHD - dedicated to females with ADHD - homeopathic and alternative treatments for ADD
ADD ADHD Advances

A Walk in the Rain With a Brain by Edward M. Hallowell
Driven to Distraction Edward M. Hallowell
Delivered from Distraction - Edward M. Hallowell
Taking Charge of ADHD - Russell Barkley
Healing ADD -- Daniel G. Amen

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Analysis: Antidepressant benefits outweigh risk for kids - USA Today
Antidepressants help more kids than they hurt
About Our Kids - from the NYU Child Study Center
Coping: You Are Not Alone
Depression - Children and Adolescents
Early Onset Depression
Facts for Families
National Institute of Mental Health
Understanding Depression

The Feeling Good Handbook by David D. Burns
Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy by David D. Burns (Preface by Aaron T. Beck)
The Depression Workbook (Second Edition): A Guide for Living with Depression and Manic Depression by Mary Ellen Copeland
Help Me, I'm Sad by David Fassler and Lynne Dumas
Out of the Darkened Room: Protecting the Children and Strengthening the Family by Dr. William Beardslee
The Disappearing Girl. by: Lisa Machoian
Conquering the Beast Within: How I Fought Depression and Won..and How You Can Too by Cait Irwin
Depression Is the Pits, but I'm Getting Better: A Guide for Adolescents by E. Jane Garland
Will's Choice by Gail Griffith
More Than Moody by Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

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Postpartum Depression: -- Postpartum Depression Inventory Program - Directed by Brian Stafford, MD, MPH at the Kempe Center in Denver, CO -- Postpartum Support International -- Depression After Delivery, Inc. (DAD)
Online PPD Support Group
Pacific Post Partum Society
The Perinatal Project
Postpartum Education for Parents
Postpartum Progress
The Postpartum Stress Center

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Bipolar Mood Disorder: Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance International Society for Bipolar Disorder Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation Organization for Bipolar Affective Disorders Society The Bipolar Child A list of links related to bipolar disorder - maintained by Ivan Goldberg, M.D. - Bipolar Disorder Overlooked

The Storm in My Brain by Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation . by
The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Miklowitz, David J. Ph.D.
Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families, Mondimore, Francis Mark, M.D.
The Years of Silence Are Past: My Father's Life with Bipolar Disorder, Hinshaw, Stephen P.
An Unquiet Mind, Jamison, Kay Redfield, Ph.D.
Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, Jamison, Key Redfield, Ph.D.
Raising a Moody Child by Mary Fristad and Jill Arnold
Detour: My Bipolar Road Trip in 4-D by Lizzie Simon
Beyond the Book, An In-Depth Interview with Mary A. Fristad, Ph.D. ABPP
Bipolar Disorder and Depression by Susan Gold and Linda Zamvil

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Anxiety Disorders: - Freedom from Fear organization Anxiety Disorders Association of America Childhood Anxiety Network The Child Anxiety Network Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation -- Stress, Anxiety and Depression Resource Center

An End to Panic: Breakthrough Techniques for Overcoming Panic Disorder by Elke Zuercher-White
The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne
The Worry Cure : Seven Steps to Stop Worry from Stopping You by Robert L. Leahy, PhD

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: -- National Children's Alliance - National Center for PTSD - National Child Traumatic Studies Network - Amazing Resource for Children who have been Abused or Traumatized, including the evidence-based interventions mentioned below. - National Child Traumatic Studies Network Bibliography

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Autism Spectrum Disorders: Autism-PDD Resources Network Autism Resources Autism Society of America Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies Center for the Study of Autism NLDline (Nonverbal Learning Disorders - NLD) Online Asperger Information & Support (OASIS)

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Organizations/Advocacy Groups:

A list of national and regional organizations dedicated to offering support and other resources to individuals seeking information about mental health disorders can be found here. Please feel free to contact any organizations listed below for additional information or resources. - Zero To Three Organization - the nation's leading expert organization on early childhood development and tremendous resource for families - The Center for Promotion of Child Development - a group of developmental behavioral pediatricians who have developed a web-based assessment system for behavioral and emotional problems in children and adolescents - National Institute of Mental Illness - American Psychiatric Association - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Your Child: Emotional, Behavioral, and Cognitive Development from Birth through Preadolescence by AACAP, David Pruitt
Your Adolescent: Emotional, Behavioral, and Cognitive Development from Early Adolescence through the Teen Years by David Pruitt, AACAP - Reliable information on psychiatric medications - Colorado Chapter of the National Association for the Mentally Ill - National Association for the Mentally Ill -- The Mental Health Association of Colorado -- Denver-Metro Community Parent Resource Center -- PEAK Parent Center, Inc.