Mental Health Information

Facts for families on dozens of topics that impact youth and families, including discipline, divorce, bullying, grief, adolescent development, self-injury, step-families, video games, and more.  Resources for families, including statistics on child and adolescent mental illness.


Glossary of Symptoms:
Defines 17 major mental disorders in easily understandable language. Also provides a resource list. 


Psychiatric Medication
The latest information on children and psychiatric medication.


Resources for Youth:
Includes a series of videos of youth and young adult advocates talking about their experiences with with mental illness. 

WHAT IS CHANGE TO CHILL? Change to Chill is a free online resource offered by Allina Health aimed at improving mental well-being among teens. Through collaboration with teens, parents, schools and community partners, the program:

* Provides easy-to-use information and resources about stress for teens

* Addresses what stress is, what triggers it and how to recognize its signs

* Equips teens with tools for coping with stress, such as meditation, mindful movement, how-to videos and guided imagery.

Visit Child Mind for parenting guides on over 60 topics. 

Information on all mental health topics, fact sheets, disorders and treatments, medications, and more.
Excellent resource!  Warning signs of mental illness, statistics, signs and symptoms, treatment options and more.
Comprehensive site covering mental health conditions, treatment & services:
Youth resources and support
Lists nearby parent support groups.
NIMH offers authoritative information about mental disorders, a range of related topics, and the latest mental health research.