for families

Suicide Prevention ResourcesAbout

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Information and resources on suicide prevention. If you are in crisis, call 1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

The Balanced Mind Foundation guides families raising children with mood disorders to answers, support and stability

Beyond OCD, the leading provider of consumer-friendly resources to help sufferers cope with and conquer Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), has an entire section of resources for friends and family who have a loved one with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Friends of Active Minds (FAM) is a network of individuals and families who support the work of Active Minds beyond campus and spread messages of hope and help-seeking to the wider community.

The National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

Through a family and youth driven approach, children and youth with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges and their families obtain needed supports and services so that children grow up healthy and able to maximize their potential.

Parent to Parent is a national non-profit organization committed to assuring access and quality in Parent to Parent support across the country. Programs provide emotional and informational support to families of children who have special needs, matching parents seeking support with a trained “supporting parent.”

Eleven questions to ask before psychiatric hospitalization of your child or adolescent

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

The science of taking a break!