Resources for Parents
Below is a list of reputable websites that offer educational resources to parents.
AACAP's Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families.
From support groups and education to outreach and advocacy, NAMI IOWA works to provide the tools needed by friends, families and persons with mental illness of all ages.
ASK (Access for Special Kids) Resource Center is a parent training, information, and advocacy center for families of children with special needs across the state of Iowa. ASK is a family-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Parent information and resources related to children's mental health.
An extensive amount of mental health resources for parents and caregivers.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.
Resources for parents of adolescents and young adults.
Parenting information developed by the nation's leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.
The Association for Children's Mental Health provides information, support, resources, referral and advocacy for children and youth with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders and their families.
The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders.