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Related Resources



ADHD BOOKS
ADD and the College Student:
A Guide for High School and College Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, Revised Edition by Patricia Quinn, M.D.

ADD Success Stories by Thomas Hartmann

Healing ADD by Dr. Daniel Amen

Moms with ADD by Christine Adamec

Survival Tips for Women with ADHD:
Beyond Piles, Palms, and Post-Its by Terry Matlen

You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid, or Crazy?:
A Self-Help Book for Adults with ADD by Kate Kelly

Otto Learns about his Medicine:
A Story about Medication for Children with ADD by Matthew Galvin, M.D. (for ages 4-8)

Putting on the Brakes:
Young People’s Guide to Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Patricia Quinn, M.D. and Judith Stern, MA (for ages 8-13)




ADHD WEBSITES
www.cerulliandassociates.com:
Informational website on ADHD services

www.flylady.com:
Strategies for living with ADHD

www.ldonline.org:
Information on Learning Disabilities




Adoption/Foster Parenting
ODS Adoption Community of New England, complete site with multiple resources available
http://odsacone.org

Stars of David International, Inc. A Jewish adoption information and support network
http://starsofdavid.org

Massachusetts chapter of Resolve, with many local resources
http://www.resolveofthebaystate.org




Alcohol and Substance Abuse
About Alcoholism/Substance Abuse
http://alcoholism.about.com:

This is a comprehensive website that includes information about alcohol and drug abuse in teens, college students and adults; community resources; and self-screening quizzes.

Alcoholics Anonymous World Service Office
http://www.aa.org

The original 12-step self-help program with free meetings in nearly every community.

Smart Recovery
http://www.smartrecovery.org

Top Framingham Addiction Recovery Centers: Reviews and Ratings
http://www.recovery.org

With 13 care providers in Framingham, Massachusetts, and hundreds in the region, there’s a lot to learn before choosing the best one.
http://www.projectknow.com/

A recovery program for individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence from any type of addictive behavior (substances or activities), by teaching how to change self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions; and to work toward long term satisfaction and quality of life.




Anxiety Disorders
http://www.nimh.nih.gov
The National Institute of Mental Health provides resources, symptom lists, and various treatment options for anxiety.

http://www.adaa.org
The Anxiety Disorders Association of America is a comprehensive site for diagnosis and treatment of various anxiety disorders.

http://www.mentalhealth.samhsa.gov
The National Mental Health Information Center is a comprehensive resource for all aspects of treating anxiety.




Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
http://www.aacap.org/publications/factsfam/noattent.htm

This website offers information for parents. It gives helpful information on ADHD and other childhood issues, and it also provides links to sites that will offer information regarding medication, learning disorders, and other helpful information.

http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com

This website provides information regarding support organizations and other resources for ADHD.

http://www.chadd.org

This website offers ADHD support groups as well as information regarding ADHD.




Asperger's/Autism Sepectrum Disorders
The National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/healthinformation/autismmenu.cfm

The National Institute of Mental Health's website on autism provides a detailed booklet that describes autism and information on coping with the diagnosis. The information is also available to download.

Autism Society
http://www.autism-society.org

Autism Society of America is the leading voice and resource of the entire autism community in education, advocacy, services, research and support.

Autism Link
http://www.autismlink.com

The site seeks to help parents of autistic children by providing opportunities for support, inclusion and information free of charge.

Asperger Community Support Groups in Massachusetts. From the homepage click on Support Groups on left, and then to Local Support Groups & Resources.
http://www.vdel.edu/bkirby/asperger

Asperger's Association of New England's Comprehensive Website.
http://aane.autistics.org




Child Psychiatry
American Academy of Child Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org

American Academy of Child Psychiatry provides information on all aspects of treating children with emotional disturbance.




Depression
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
http://www.dbsalliance.org

This site provides information about depression and bipolar disorder. It also includes a directory of support groups and confidential screening tests.

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
http://www.nami.org

A self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families and friends of people with severe mental illness.

National Institute of Mental Health
http://www.nimh.nih.gov

This site provides information about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses. Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases, fact sheets and other educational information.




Eating Disorders
The Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association
http://www.medainc.org

The Massachusetts Eating Disorders Association offers Boston area psycho-education and support groups for people with eating disorders and their families and an extensive list of related websites.

The Something Fish Eating Disorder site
http://www.somethingfishy.org

The Something Fish Eating Disorder site describes the signs and symptoms of eating disorders, what you can do, physical dangers, research resources, and letters by people with eating disorders.

Mirror to Mirror
http://www.mirror-mirror.org/eatdis.htm

Mirror to Mirror describes recovery from the point of view of a person with an eating disorder as well as myths and realities about eating disorders.




HEALTH RESOURCES
Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?:
A Parent Guide to the New Teenager by Anthony E. Wolf

Helping the Fearful Child:
A Parent’s Guide by Dr. Jonathan Kellrman

1-2-3 Magic by T. Phelan

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by E. Bourne

The Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson




Marital/Couples Issues
The Divorce Center
http://www.divorcenter.org

The Divorce Center provides information for any couple having difficulties and where divorce may be an option. Therapists, financial experts and attorneys and other supportive professionals are listed.




Parenting Difficulties
Related Links:

http://www.sosprograms.com

This site provides access to books, tapes and video programs for behavioral modification.




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