Be a savvy consumer of information. There are many resources, especially online, that are not informed by a knowledge base of child development, parenting, science and evidence. Ask questions, check ideas out with your child’s physician, and know that the foundation for a plan of action is that it makes sense to you and feels right.

Most of the links below are state and national organizations and resources associated with leaders and researchers in the field of health, mental health and child development.

Local Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Crisis Resources: