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Helpful Links

System of Care
Child, Adolescent and Family Branch, Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
http://www.samhsa.gov/index.aspx
P: 240.276.1980

Friendships Count
No matter who you are or what you do, friends are important to happiness and success. They cheer us on, help us through the tough times and even overlook our imperfections. People with illnesses such as depression, anxiety, ADHD and Bipolar are no different.
www.friendshipscount.com

Kids Health/Positive Parenting
All parents need a little advice now and then. Get the lowdown on parenting basics like discipline, homework help, and how to talk to your child about tough subjects, like sex, tobacco, and alcohol. Plus, find out where you can turn for help and support.
www.kidshealth.org/parent/positive

Mental Health News
Information, education, advocacy and resources from the local, state and national news scene.
www.mhnews.org

National Alliance on Mental Illness (Orange County Information)
Orange County’s voice on mental illness.
www.naminys.org/affiliates/affiliates-by-county/item/nami-amico-inc?category_id=29

New York State Office of Mental Health
New York State has a large, multi-faceted mental health system that serves more than 500,000 individuals each year. The Office of Mental Health (OMH) operates psychiatric centers across the State, and also regulates, certifies and oversees more than 2,500 programs, which are operated by local governments and nonprofit agencies. These programs include various inpatient and outpatient programs, emergency, community support, residential and family care programs.
www.omh.ny.gov

Federal Government Resources

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
www.chadd.org
P: 301.306.7070

Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
www.ffcmh.org
P: 703.684.7710

National Alliance on Mental Illness
www.nami.org
P: 800.950.6264

National Institute of Mental Health
www.nimh.nih.gov
P: 866.615.6464

National Mental Health Association
www.nmha.org
P: 800.969.6642

National Mental Health Information Center
www.mentalhealth.gov
P: 800.789.2647

National Resource Center on AD/HD
www.help4adhd.org
P: 800.233.4050