www.effectivechildtherapy.com The information on this website is offered as a completely free service to families and mental health professionals to help ensure that children and adolescents benefit from the most up-to-date information about mental health psychosocial interventions.
President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health The report released by the President's New Freedom Commission on Mental Health includes recomendations designed to improve the mental healthcare system. Goal Four of the report calls for the early identification of mental illness.
NAMI's Report on Children and Psychotropic Medications NAMI convened an expert work group in developing this report on Children and Psychotropic Medications. The report provides important perspectives on the need for sound clinical practice in child psychiatry and providing parents with information to make decisions in the best interest of their child.
What is NIMH? The National Institute on Mental Health is the lead Federal agency for research on mental and behavioral disorders. Its mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. Their site includes up-to-date reports concerning child and adolescent mental health.