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National Resources

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa & Associated Disorders (ANAD)

PO Box 7

Highland Park, IL  60035

(847) 831-3438 • www.anad.org

Hotline counseling, referrals, information, and advocacy

National Association for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)

60 Cutter Mill Road, Suite 404

Great Neck, NY  11021

800-829-8289 • www.narsad.org

Research updates and fact sheets

National Center for Learning Disabilities

381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401

New York, NY  10016

(888) 575-7373 • www.ld.org

Information, tools, articles, resources, online newsletter for parents and teachers, and public policy and legislative information

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information

11426-28 Rockville Pike, Suite 200

Rockville, MD  20852

(800) 729-6686 • TDD:  (800) 487-4889

Resources, publications, and videos on alcohol, drug addiction, and related issues

 

National Information Center for Children & Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)

PO Box 1492

Washington, DC  20013

(800) 695-0285 • www.nichcy.org

Research-based information on IDEA, No Child Left Behind, educational practices, and disabilities in infants through youth

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Public Information and Communications Branch

6001 Executive Boulevard

Room 8184, MSC 9663

Bethesda, MD  20892-9663

(866)-615-6464 • TTY:  (866) 415-8051

www.nimh.nih.gov

Free educational material for professionals and the public

National Mental Health Association

2000 North Beauregard Street, 6th Floor

Alexandria, VA  22311

(800) 969-6642 • TTY:  (800) 433-5959

www.nmha.org

Fact sheets, news updates, referrals, and support groups

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)

900-17th Street NW, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20006

202-785-4585 • 800-666-6327 • www.nofas.org

Extensive resource listings plus links for educators

Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation

676 State Street

New Haven, CT  06511

(203) 401-2070

www.ocfoundation.org

Free brochures, referrals, newsletter, and support groups

Prevent Child Abuse America

500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 200

17th Floor

Chicago, IL  60611

(312) 663-3520

www.preventchildabuse.org

Advocacy, publications, fact sheets, and resources

SAMHSA’s National Mental Health Information Center

PO Box 42557

Washington, DC  20015

(800) 789-2647 • TDD:  (866) 889-2647

http://www.samhsa.gov/prevention/

http://findyouthinfo.gov/youth-topics/youth-mental-health

http://promoteacceptance.samhsa.gov/archtelPDF/Mental_Illness_Awareness_Week_Guide.pdf

http://promoteacceptance.samhsa.gov

http://nrepp.samhsa.gov

http://www.samhsa.gov/economy/

http://www.samhsa.gov/mentalhealth/understanding_mentalillness.aspx

http://www.samhsa.gov/trauma/

Resources about child and adolescent mental health and links to other web-based materials for educators

Tourette’s Syndrome Association,  Inc.

42-40 Bell Boulevard, Suite 205

Bayside, NY  11361

(718) 224-2999 • www.tsa-usa.org

Information and resources–some are specially for educators

AD/HD Resources:

National Institute of Mental Health

http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml

CDC Center Disease Control and Prevention

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/

National Association of School Psychologist

www.nasponline.org/resources/factsheets/add_fs.aspx

Mayo Clinic

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adhd/basics/definition/con-20023647

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Support, information, resource center

www.chadd.org

American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/adhd/Pages/Understanding-ADHD.aspx

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

9605 Medical Center Drive, Suite 280

Rockville, MD 20850

(240) 403-1901 • www.ffcmh.org

Advocacy for children’s mental health, fact sheets, and publications available for free or low cost

http://www.mentalhealth.gov

NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)

Colonial Place Three

2107 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 300

Arlington, VA  22201

(800) 950-6264 • TDD: (703) 516-7227 • www.nami.org

Medical and legal information, helpline, research, and publications

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

1110 North Glebe Road, Suite 300

Arlington, VA  22201

(888) 232-7733 • TTY:  (866) 915-5000 • www.cec.sped.org

Resources for professional development and information for educators

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance

730 North Franklin Street, Suite 501

Chicago, IL  60610-7224

(800) 826-3632 • www.dbsalliance.org

Support groups, patient support, patient assistance programs, advocacy, publications, referrals, and book catalog

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Washington, DC  20016-3007

(800) 333-7636 • www.aacap.org

Information, fact sheets, current research, and practice guidelines

American Association of Children’s Residential Centers

1170 West Lake Park Drive

Milwaukee, WI 53224

(877) 332-2272 • www.aacrc-dc.org

Parent information, publications, and public policy information regarding therapeutic living environment for children

American Psychiatric Association (APA)

1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1825

Arlington, VA  22209-3901

(888) 357-7924 • www.psych.org

Resources, psychiatric news, and a separate site with information for the public, including a “locate a psychiatrist”

American Psychological Association

750 1st Street NE

Washington, DC  20002-4242

(800) 374-2721 • TTY: (202) 336-6123  • www.apa.org

Information, resources, and publications for the public and professionals

Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA)

8730 Georgia Avenue, Suite 600

Silver Spring, MD 20910

(240) 485-1001 • www.adaa.org

Offers publications, referrals to therapists, and self-help groups

Association for Treatment & Training in the Attachment of Children (ATTACh)

95 West Grand Avenue, Suite 206

Lake Villa, IL  60046

(866) 453-8224 • www.attach.org

International coalition of professionals and families concerned with RAD

Autism Society of America

7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 300

Bethesda, MD  20814

301-657-0881 • (800) 328-8476

www.autism-society.org

Advocacy, educational information, and referrals

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1212

Washington, DC  20005-5002

(202) 467-5730 • www.bazelon.org

Information and publications on current issues in mental health for children and adults

The Balanced Mind Foundation

FORMERLY: Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation (CABF)

1000 Skokie Boulevard, Suite 425

Wilmette, IL  60091

(847) 256-8525 • www.thebalancedmind.org

Educates families, professionals, and the public about early-onset bipolar disorders

Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ChADD)

8181 Professional Place, Suite 150

Landover, MD  20785

(800) 233-4050 • www.chadd.org

Support, information, and resource center