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Category: Children's Advocacy

About Our Kids

Part of the New York University Child Study Center. Research links, resources, & mental health information.

American Society of Adolescent Psychiatry

The American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry has served the psychiatric profession since 1967. Focusing on teen, adolescence, and young adult issues, ASAP acts both as a professional network for its members and a specialized community dedicated to education development and advocacy of adolescents and the adolescent psychiatric field.

Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health Campaign

A component of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Information, resources, and links.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation

Great selection of books designed for children, research links, and state resources.

Children’s Defense Fund

The Children's Defense Fund has many useful resources and reports on children's issues, as well as search engine and site index.

Families USA

This web site has one of the most comprehensive clearinghouses for children's issues we have seen.

Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health

This site offers great publications on children's mental health. Sponsored by Portland State University.

The Child Advocate

Good source of information. Includes a children's legal section.

Strength of Us

Developed by young adults, this user-driven social networking community allows young adults to connect with their peers and share personal stories, creativity and helpful resources by writing and responding to blog entries, engaging in discussion groups, posting status updates on “The Wire” and sharing videos, photos, and other news. Strengthofus.org offers a variety of resources on issues important to young adults including healthy relationships, family and friends, independent living, campus life, employment, mental health issues and much more.