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Mental Health Toolkit

Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

American Academy of Pediatrics – HealthyChildren.org

This link is specifically to the Emotional Wellness section of the Healthy Children site.  The information is also available in Spanish.

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The mission of AACAP is the promotion of the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.

Attention Deficit /Hyperactivity Disorder

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

Mission:  We believe in improving the lives of people affected by ADHD.

Autism

American Autism Association / Autism Speaks

Mission: Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support; increasing understanding and acceptance of people with autism spectrum disorder; and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

CDC Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

ACEs are strongly related to the development and prevalence of a wide range of health problems throughout a person’s lifespan, including those associated with substance misuse.

American Academy of Pediatrics – HealthyChildren.org

This page links to the information about Adverse Childhood Experiences.