Please feel free to explore the following links to educational resources regarding mental and behavioral health and treatment specifically for children, teens and young adults.
Medication information handouts- NEW online access!
(password protected) medication information handouts for Dr. Herdman's patients and their families
Resources from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
FAMILY RESOURCES- from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Resource Centers- Consumer-friendly definitions, answers to frequently asked questions, clinical resources, expert videos, and abstracts from the JAACAP, Scientific Proceedings and Facts for Families relevant to each disorder.
Facts for Families- Provides concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.
Glossary of Symptoms and Mental Illnesses- Defines 17 major mental disorders in easily understandable language. Also provides a resource list.
Psychiatric Medication- Information on children and psychiatric medication
ParentsMedGuide- The American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) developed The Use of Medication in Treating Childhood and Adolescent Depression and ADHD: Information for Patients and Families. Both the ParentsMedGuide and PhysiciansMedGuide were designed to help individuals make informed decisions about childhood and adolescent depression treatment.
YOUTH RESOURCES- from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Anorexia Nervosa/ Eating Disorders
Infant & Child Development
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Education, Support, Advocacy:
Health Insurance Coverage for Mental Healthcare:
Nutrition & Dietary Supplements: