Mental Illness in Children (cont.)

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Where can parents find information or support groups for mental illness in children?

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org
1-202-237-2280

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org

American Psychiatric Association
http://www.psych.org

American Psychological Association
http://helping.apa.org

Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Ave. Suite 650
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-657-0881 or 800-3AUTISM
Fax: 301-657-0869
http://www.autism-society.org/

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.chadd.org/

Depression and Related Affective Disorders Association
2330 West Joppa Road, Suite 100
Lutherville, MD 21093
Phone: 410-583-2919
Fax: 410-614-3241
http://www.drada.org
drada@jhmi.edu

FEAT Families for Early Autism Treatment

Lifetime Advocacy Network

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
2101 Wilson Boulevard Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
HelpLine: 800-950-NAMI [6264]
http://www.nami.org/

National Autism Association
20 Alice Agnew Drive
Attleboro Falls, MA 02763
Phone: 877-622-2884
Fax: 774-643-6331
http://nationalautismassociation.org/

National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
9605 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-403-1901
Fax: 240-403-1909

National Society for Children and Adults with Autism
1234 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Suite 1017
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-783-0125

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