List of Resources

List of Resources

Wellness Resource Guide


The internet can be a great start to finding valuable information on medical conditions, available treatments, and treatment providers. The links provided here are either home pages to general information or direct links to specific information of interest. Any information obtained from the links below should always be used in conjunction with professional care in order to be better informed. As always, any information from the links below is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice but rather for your informational gathering.

Crisis Information

For Emergencies Dial 911

1-800-SUICIDE – USA National Suicide Hotline

1-516-679-1111 – Long Island Crisis Center (click for link)

1-516-481-4000 – Nassau County Drug & Alcohol Hotline

1-631-751-7500 – Response of Suffolk County Crisis/Suicide

1-212-532-2400 – NY Help-Line Telephone Services

1-212-673-3000 – Samaritans of New York Suicide Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE – National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-621-4000 – National Runaway Switchboard

1- 877-796-HOPE – Children of Hope Hotline (Unwanted teen pregnancy)

1-866-4-U-Trevor – Gay & Lesbian Crises Hotline

Web Resource Links

General Information For All Psychiatric Disorders:

American Psychiatric Association –

American Psychological Association –

National Institute of Health –

NYU Child Study Center – (An excellent web site for general and detailed information)

National Institute of Mental Health – Child & Adolescent NIMH

American Academy of Pediatrics – AAP Behavioral Health

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – (Type in Disorder)

National Institute of Child Health & Human Development –

National Association of Mental Illness –

Mental Health America (formally known as National Mental Health Association) –

The Mental Health Research Association –

National Association of Social Workers –

Mental Help Net –

WebMD – Children’s Health

BehaveNet (DSM-IV-TR Diagnostic Criteria)-

Information On Specific Disorders:

Eating Disorders:

The Eating Disorder News Network (EDNN) –

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders –

National Institute of Mental Health (Eating Disorders) –

Eating Disorder Referral & Information Center –

Eating Disorder Hope –

Something Fishy (Web Site on Eating Disorders)-

Eating Disorders Anonymous –

Academy of Eating Disorders –

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) –

NEDA Eating Disorders Survival Guide (Affording Appropriate Treatment) –

Alliance for Eating Disorder Awareness –

Eating Disorders Resource Catalogue (Gurze Books)- (a Web Site for purchasing self help & professional Books/Journals/Info about Eating Disorders)

Mood Disorders (Depression & Bipolar Disorders)

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance –

Adolescent Mood Disorders –

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – (Type in Disorder)

Depression & Related Affective Disorders Association –


National Institute of Mental Health (Depression) –

National Institute of Health (Depression) –

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) (Depression) –

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation –

WebMD (Bipolar Disorder Health Center) –

Bipolar Focus –

Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation –

Juviile Bipolar Research Foundation –

Premenstral Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

Know My Cycle – (Pharmaceutical Web Site – Wyeth)

PMDD (Facts for Health) –

Suicide Prevention

Columbia University TeenScreen Program –

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention –

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline –

Suicide Prevention Resource Center –

Jed Foundation (Mental Health Safety for College Students) –

ULifeline (Anonymous & Confidential Resource Center for college Students) –

Anxiety Disorders

National Institute of Mental Health (Anxiety Disorders) –

Anxiety Disorders Association of America –

PTSD Alliance – (PDF information guide)

PTSD Info –

PTSD Facts –

Obsessive Compulsive Foundation –

Medline Plus (OCD) –

Social Phobia/Social Anxiety Disorder –

Medline Plus (Phobias) –


NYU Child Study Center –

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry –

American Academy of Pediatrics – AAP ADHD Resource Kit

Children & Adults with ADHD –

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources –

Attention Deficit Disorder Association –

National Resource Center on ADHD –

WebMD – ADHD Health Center – (Pharmaceutical Web Site – Novartis)

Focus on ADHD – (Pharmaceutical Web Site – McNeil)

ADHD Support – (Pharmaceutical Web Site – Shire)

Addiction Disorders

Alcoholics Anonymous –

Al-anon and Alateen –

Cocaine Anonymous – www.CA.orgMADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) –

National Institute on Drug Abuse –

American Academy of Pediatrics (Substance Abuse) –

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) –

Partnership for a Drug-Free America –

Parents: The Anti-Drug –

Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) (Drug Information) –

Substance Abuse Treatment Locator –

Keeping Youth Mentally Healthy & Drug Free (Family Guide) –

National Clearinghouse for Alcohol & Drug Information –

Addiction Recovery Guide –

Women For Sobriety –

National Association for Children of Alcoholics –

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) for Parents –

Behavioral Addictions

Sexaholics Anonymous – (Long Island Hotline (516) 733-0002) –

Sex & Love Addicts Anonymous of NY –

Gamblers Anonymous –

Shopping Addictions –

Debtors Anonymous –

Psychotic Disorders

National Institute of Health (Schizophrenia) –

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) (Schizophrenia) –

National Institute of Mental Health (Schizophrenia) –

WebMD (Psychotic Disorders) –

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry – (Type in Disorder)

Autism Spectrum Disorders

NYU Child Study Center –

American Academy of Pediatrics (Autism) –

CDC (Autism) –

National Autism Association –

Autism Speaks –

National Institute of Mental Health (Autism Specturm Disorders) –

National Institute of Health (Autism) –

Yale Child Study Center (Autism Spectrum Disorders) –

University of Michigan (Autism Spectrum Disorders) –

Association for Science in Autism Treatment –

Association for Behavioral Analysis –

Kid Foundation (Sensory Processing Disorders) –

WebMD (Autism) –<

Special Needs Project – (Books/DVD’s/Info about Special Needs)

Asperger Syndome

The Source – – (Books on Autism/Asperger’s)

Learning Disorders

Learning Disabilities Association of America –

LD Online (LD’s & ADHD) –

National Parent Information Network –

National Institute of Health (Learning Disorders) –

Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association –

US Department of Education (Special Education) –

International Dyslexia Association –

Schwab Learning –

Tourette Syndrome

Tourette Syndrome Association –

Tourette Syndrome Plus –

Tourette-Syndrome –

National Institute of Health (Tourette Fact Sheet) –

Growing Up With Tourette’s Syndrome (For Kids) –

Mental Retardation/Developmental Disabilities

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities – (Many good links)

Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Online –

The ARC (Advocacy Organization) –

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) –

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome –

CDC (Developmental Disabilities) –

SIRRI Developmental Rehabilitation & Learning Center –

March of Dimes –

Family Voices –

Special Needs Project – (Books/DVD’s/Info about Special Needs)

General Parenting

For Families –

American Dietetic Association –

American Heart Association (Kids) –

USDA Food Pyramid (for Fids) –

Melpomene Institute for Women’s Health –

General Parenting

American Academy of Pediatrics (Parenting Corner) – – –

Psychology Today (ParentingCenter) –

Today’s Parent –