MDOCC

For Primary Care Providers

Recommended Websites

The following list includes some of our favorite websites on helpful resources. We hope you will find them useful.


AACAP Facts for Families

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teens, and their families.


Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network

Website for LGBT issues in K-12 education.


Healthy Minds Network

The Healthy Minds Network for Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health (HMN) is dedicated to improving the mental and emotional well-being of young people through innovative, multidisciplinary scholarship. HMN addresses the connection between the mental health of adolescents and young adults and their health behaviors, physical health, and social, educational, and economic outcomes.


Empowering Parents

Website maintained by mental health professionals to help parents manage their child`s behavior concerns. Includes podcasts, articles, and free behavior charts.


FAQ on SSRIs during Pregnancy

Postpartum Support International FAQ on "Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children"


Dealing with Teen Depression

A web page written for teens from the people at HelpGuide.org. It offers tips and tools for teens to help themselves or help their friends deal with depression, including suicidal thoughts.


Kids in the House

An educational parenting website with over 8,000 short videos by parents, physicians, psychologists, authors, and researchers.


LactMed Database

NIH database that contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant.


Michigan 2-1-1

Michigan 2-1-1 connects people with information and resources to build health, safe communities. Find help for tax assistance, transportation, food, housing, and more.


Mindfulness for Teens

Website that provides information, tools, and resources to help teens learn how to implement and practice mindfulness.


Mood Gym

Online training program that helps you learn cognitive behavior therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression.


Mother to Baby

A nonprofit service dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.


Motherisk

Motherisk provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents.


My Compass

An online Australian personalized self-help CBT website for anxiety and depression.


NY Times Article, "Still in a Crib, Yet Being Given Antipsychotics"

NY Times Article that discusses atypical anti-psychotic use in young children.


PSI Response to Antidepressant and Autism Risk

An open letter on behalf of Postpartum Support International (PSI), the leading organization dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood disorders, and its clinical member group, the Reproductive Psychiatry Group regarding a recent study linking the risk of Autism to SSRI use during pregnancy.


Stop, Breathe, and Think App

A guide for people of all ages and backgrounds through meditations for mindfulness and compassion. Specific mindfulness exercises for gratitude, breathing, and compassion.


The Michigan Mental Health Networker

Provides mental health service information to Michigan communities.


The National Institute of Mental Health

NIMH is the world`s largest scientific organization dedicated to research on understanding, treating, and preventing mental disorders, and promoting mental health.


Worry Wise Kids

A website dedicated to helping anxious children and their families learn about anxiety and find effective treatment.