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 ► Web Sites

For information about depression in children and adolescents, visit these sites.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    www.dbsalliance.org

    To read about depression in children and adolescents, go to "Information on Mood Disorders," then click on "Depression," then "Depression in Children."

  • Families for Depression Awareness
    www.familyaware.org

    To read about depression in teens, click on "Expert Profiles," then click on "Teen Depression."

  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    www.nami.org

    To read about depression in children and adolescents click on "Inform yourself"; then click on "Depression"; then click on "Depression in Children and Adolescents."

  • National Institute of Mental Health
    www.nimh.nih.gov

    To read about depression in children and adolescents, click on "Depression" under "Health Information Quick Links." Then scroll down to "Related Information," and click on "Occurrence in Children and Adolescents."

  • ParentsMedGuide
    www.parentsmedguide.org

    Information for parents and clinicians about appropriate care for children and adolescents with depression. Created by the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

To visit web sites that cover a wide range of mental health issues in children and adolescents, including depression, click here.

 ► Books

For books related to depression in children and adolescents, visit these sites.

  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
    www.dbsalliance.org " Scroll to "Programs and Publications"; then click on "Bookstore."

  • Families for Depression Awareness
    www.familyaware.org " Scroll down to "Depression in the family." Go to the sentence: "Learn about depression, medical help, support groups, and books"; and click on "books."

  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
    www.nami.org " Click "NAMI Store" on the toolbar on the left. Then click on "Books/Publications."

 
 
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