Resources

Helpful Websites

All Kinds of Therapy: A directory for finding a range of types of treatment or interventions.

Balanced Mind Foundation: ​Guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support, and stability they seek.

Because I Love You: ​General parenting advice and great parenting resources.

Child Mind Institute: ​dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

DREDF: ​Dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities.

Family Sanity: ​Monthly Support groups for parents of Teens and Young Adults facilitated by Certified Parent Coach.

Help One Child: ​A non-profit, local outreach to families caring for children both in and out of the foster care system.

Horizon Family Solution: is a free online portal for families, individuals, and professionals, built by parents and professionals, that features a directory of family-friendly businesses, merchants, and service providers and defines the mission of HorizonFamilySolution.com - which is - paying it forward.

Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA): ​This site lists educational consultants by state and type of services they provide. Pricing varies from flat fee, to hourly, to sliding scale so always ask what the fee includes. Education consultants can also advise parents and their children about high school or college choices.

Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Industry Council: ​Several wilderness treatment programs that have joined together to collaborate and share the best practices to promote program standards for wilderness treatment.

Parents Helping Parents: ​Advocacy and Special Education support and information.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI): ​The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization.​ To sign up for a support group, go to:  https://www.namisf.org/familysupport

National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP): ​A useful site for exploring types of programs available, especially if looking for a particular school or an educational consultant. Under the parent tab, there is a detailed list of questions to ask when visiting and researching schools and programs. 

Start Your Recovery: A valuable tool for people with substance abuse disorder.

Struggling Teens: Information and resources about the many schools and programs available for teens who experience mental health challenges. News and articles provide resources for both parents and professionals.

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities: ​Offers information, education, and parent-to-parent support free of charge to families of children with any kind of disability.

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