Child and Adolescent Mental Health Resources

General Mental Health
General resources regarding child and adolescent mental health.
APNA Continuing Education
Webinars in the APNA eLearning Center that deal with child and adolescent mental health.

An assortment of materials, fact sheets, and guides for professionals and the public.
NIMH podcasts with Dr. Jane Pearson regarding preventing childhood suicide.
Substance Use
Includes reports based upon data from SAMHSA's National Survey on Drug Use & Health.

Resources include podcasts from NIMH on the symptoms and treatment of ADHD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Find NIMH interviews with experts in the field of autism spectrum disorder in children and adolescents here.
Learning Disabilities
Offerings include info about the IDEA federal law and a discussion about the Response to Intervention approach.

Bipolar Disorder
Several fact sheets and more from organizations such as NIMH, NAMI, and SAMHSA.
Find interviews with experts in the field, reports, recent studies from NIMH, SAMHSA and more.
Anxiety Disorders
Resources such as a podcast and fact sheet from NIMH regarding anxiety disorders in children and adolescents.

Seclusion and Restraint
Fact sheet from the Autism National Committee, Inc

APNA Child and Adolescent Council

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The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.