Regional and National Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resources

AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry): The AACAP promotes the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and meets the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.

AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics): The AAP is an organization of pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​

Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Promotes the early diagnosis, treatment, and cure of anxiety disorders. 8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite #412, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Phone: (240) 485-1001

Autism Spectrum Connection: Resources for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Center for School Success: Organization for educational assessments

CHADD [Children and Adults with Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder]: CHADD works to improve the lives of people affected with AD/HD through collaboration, leadership, advocacy, research, education, and support. 4601 Presidents Drive, Suite 300, Lanham, MD 20706. Phone: 301-306-7070

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Alcohol and Drug Treatment Options: Substance abuse treatment and support services for the Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities: This organization provides information on:

  • Programs and services for infants, children, and youth with disabilities
  • IDEA, the nation's special education law
  • No Child Left Behind, the nation's general education law
  • Research-based information on effective practices for children with disabilities

National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Mental Health: Resources for children, adolescents, and families

U.S. Food & Drug Administration: Useful, comprehensive government site for drug information and indications