Behavioral Health Family Resources
Resources Available from American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Not all children grow from infancy through their adolescent years without experiencing some bumps along the way. While every child is unique and special, sometimes they encounter emotions, feelings or behaviors that cause problems in their lives and the lives of those around them. Families often worry when their child or teenager has difficulty coping with things, feels sad, can’t sleep, gets involved with drugs, or can’t get along with family or friends.
AACAP’s Facts for Families provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. Fact sheets are available in multiple languages and on many topics including Behavior Problems, Eating Disorders, LGBT, School, Teens and Trauma.
The following AACAP fact sheets may be helpful to get started: