The American Psychological Association provides
information and brochures on a number of topics, including stress, anxiety, and
depression. Visit www.apa.org/helpcenter for information on the
mind/body connection, family and relationships, and how therapy works.
Committee for Children
2815 Second Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
1-800-634-4449 (206) 343-1223
This nonprofit organization has programs for children
from preschool through middle school. The website has information for parents
and schools on many topics, including bullying, sexual abuse, early learning,
and personal safety.
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health—from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
1-800-969-NMHA (1-800-969-6642) referral service for help with depression (703) 684-7722
Mental Health America (formerly known as the National
Mental Health Association) is a nonprofit agency devoted to helping people of
all ages live mentally healthier lives. Its website has information about
mental health conditions. It also addresses issues such as grief, stress,
bullying, and more. It includes a confidential depression screening test for
anyone who would like to take it. The short test may help you decide whether
your symptoms are related to depression.
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201
This website is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It
helps children and adults learn
what bullying is, who's at risk, how to prevent it, and more.