Mental Health Resources

Resources for Anxiety

Diagnosis and Support

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nih.gov 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
https://aacap.org

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
https://www.namiut.org

Utah Parent Center
www.utahparentcenter.org

Apps

Calm, Mindshift, Headspace, Worry Watch, MoodTools, Pacifica, Breathe Think Do Sesame, Stop Breathe and Think Kids, Breathing Bubbles, Mighter

Books

Stop Anxiety from Stopping You by Dr. Helen Odessky

Jonathan James and the Whatif Monster by Michelle Nelson-Schmidt

Outsmarting Worry by Dawn Huebner, PhD

Worry Says What? by Allison Edwards

Coping Skills for Kids Workbook by Janine Halloran, MA, LMHC

What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner, PhD

The Anxiety Cure for Kids: A Guide for Parents by Spencer, DuPont, and DuPont

If Your Adolescent Has An Anxiety Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents by Edna B. Foa

Help for Worried Kids: Your Child Can Conquer Anxiety and Fear by Cynthia G. Last

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Lisa M Schab, LCSW

Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child by Katharina Manassis

Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers by Leowitz and Omer

Websites

www.anxietybc.comwww.worrywisekids.orghttps://kidshealth.orghttps://childmind.org

https://www.adaa.org (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)

www.nimh.nih.gov (National Institute for Mental Health)

www.helpguide.orgwww.gozen.com

Download the Anxiety Resources PDF

 

Resources for Depression

Depression is not a personality or character flaw, it does not define who you are, nor make you any less of a person. It is a condition just like diabetes or the flu and should not be something that you are ashamed of.

Diagnosis and Support

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nih.gov

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
https://aacap.org

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
https://www.namiut.org

Anxiety and Depression Association of America
https://www.adaa.org

Apps

SafeUT, Suicide Safe, Virtual Hope Box, Mindshift, Headspace, Stop Breathe and Think Kids, Happify, What’s Up, MoodTools

Books

Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens by Alvord, Karapetian, and McGrath

Beyond the Blues by Lisa Schab

Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens by Van Dijk

Adolescent Depression: A Guide for Parents by Mondimore and Kelly

My Feeling Better Workbook by Sara Hamil

How To Get Unstuck From the Negative Muck by Lake Sullivan

My Many Colored Days by Dr. Suess

The Way I Feel by Janan Cain

Websites

https://kidshealth.org

https://childmind.org

www.helpguide.org

www.nimh.nih.gov (National Institute for Mental Health)

www.theimagineprojecct.org

Download the Resources for Depression PDF

Resources for Families and Children with ADHD

CHADD – www.chaddofutah.com
A non-profit organization designed to help educate, support, and advocate for families affected by ADHD. There is information on local support groups, parent to parent training, conferences, etc.

Utah Parent Center – website for parent resources and education

Jordan Family Education Center – 

Also may check local school district parent information/education center

Books 

ADD-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life by Judith Kolberg and Kathleen Nadeau

ADD and the College Student: A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, Revised Edition, Edited by Quinn, Patricia O., 2001

ADD Quick Tips by Carla Crutsinger & Debra Moore

Driven to Distraction by Edward Hallowell and John Ratey

8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD by Cindy Goldrich

Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents by Peg Dawson, EdD

From Chaos to Calm: Effective Parenting for Challenging Children with ADHD and Other Behavioral Problems by J. Heininger and S. Weiss

The Gift of Adult ADD by Lara Honos-Webb

Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn

Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson

Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties (includes ADHD) by Rich Weinfeld and Linda Barnes-Robinson

Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley, Ph.D.

Teaching Teens with ADD & ADHD by A. Zeigler Dendy

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy? by Kate Kelly

Download the Resources for ADHD PDF

Helpful Links

Worth a Read

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Unstrange Minds

Infants and Mothers

Child of Mine

The Myth of Laziness

The Difficult Child

Sensational Kids

Normal Children Have Problems, Too

Children: The Challenge

ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide

The Explosive Child

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