The following is a list of some sites that may be of interest to you.
HealthyMinds--This is the public web site of theAmerican Psychiatric Association. This page has information and pamphlets on many mental health topics such as Anxiety and Depression, Substance Abuse and Child and Adolescent issues.
Facts for Families—is a public information site for the American Academy of Child and AdolescentPsychiatry. This area of the site will provide information on similar topics as they relate to children and adolescents.
National Institute of Mental Health--provides information on mental health research studies and clinical trials.
Mental Health America—A general information web site about mental illness, diagnosis and treatment.
Specific Issue Web Sites:
Parents Medication Guide—Found at the AACAP web site this give general information about medications used for children and adolescents. Child & Adolescent Bipolar Foundation: A web site for families dealing with Bipolar Disorder. The site includes news letters, medicaiton and treatment information.
Anxiety Disorders Association—This site has information on all anxiety disorders including Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, Social Phobia, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
Children and Adults With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—CHAAD has a local chapter.
Child Abuse Crisis Line—336-748-9028
NAMI—The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill is an organization dealing with patient rights and treatment.
Alcoholics Anonymous—Local number: 24 Hour Answering Service 336-725-6031
Narcotics Anonymous—For Winston Salem dial: 1-800-876-5985