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Depression Special Needs Factsheet


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Web SiteU.S. Department of Education
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.

Web SiteKidsHealth in the Classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.

OrganizationNational Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
The mission of the NASP is to promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, and promote optimal learning.

OrganizationAmerican Psychological Association (APA)
The APA provides information and education about a variety of mental health issues for people of all ages.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
AACAP offers up-to-date information on child and adolescent development and issues.

OrganizationNational Mental Health Association (NMHA)
NMHA works to improve the mental health of all Americans through advocacy, education, research, and service.

OrganizationNational Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
NIMH offers information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses, and supports research to help those with mental illness.

OrganizationDepression and Bipolar Support Alliance
The mission of this group is to educate patients, families, professionals, and the public about depressive and manic-depressive illnesses.

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