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Taking Your Child to a Therapist


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OrganizationChild & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation
This organization offers information, resources, and a community center that includes online support groups.

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.

OrganizationAmerican Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

OrganizationAmerican Foundation for Suicide Prevention
This group is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of suicide and the ability to prevent it.

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

OrganizationNational Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
NAMI offers resources and help for those with a 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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