Educational Resources:

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!

Access Handouts HERE

(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

Specialty Websites for Parents and Children:

 ADHD

Advocacy

Anorexia Nervosa/ Eating Disorders

Anxiety

Autism

Bipolar/ Depression

Cancer

Child Safety

Eating Disorders

Education

Infant & Child Development

Learning Disabilities

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

PTSD

Suicide

Television

Tourettes Syndrome

Trichotillomania

Violence

 

 

General Websites for Parents and Children:

 

Education, Support, Advocacy:

 

Health Insurance Coverage for Mental Healthcare:

 

Nutrition & Dietary Supplements:

 

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