Not all children transition from childhood to adulthood without experiencing some difficulties along the way.  Listed below are some concise and up-to-date resources for parents who are faced with issues affecting their children and adolescents and their family.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Facts for Families

Autism

National Chapter

State Chapter

ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder)

National Chapter

Suicide Prevention

National Chapter

State Chapter

Anxiety and Depression

National Chapter

Advocacy Resources/ Links for Families

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) – Provides support and advocacy services for people with mental illness.
National Chapter
Arkansas Chapter

Arkansas Department of Human Services– Service directory for persons with mental illnesses for the state of Arkansas

Rehabilitative Services for Persons with Mental Illness

Arkansas Medicaid – Click on drop-down list for “Specialty” and choose “Rehabilitative Services for Persons w/ Mental Illness”