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Resources for Families

Mental Health Awareness and Identification

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents:  Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Classroom Behavior: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Depression in Children and Adolescents:  Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Fact Sheet on School Mental Health Services (Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law)

Grief and Bereavement: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Pediatric Bipolar Disorder (

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) (MACMH)

Oppositional and Defiant Children:  Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) (MACMH)

Self Injury: Awareness for Parents (

Teaching Young Children Self-Control Skills (NASP)

Trauma: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Your Child's Mental Health: 12 Things Every Parent Should Ask (SAMHSA)

Special Education Assessment and Advocacy

504 Plans:  Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Advocating For Your Child: 25 Tips for Parents (NAMI)

Psychological Assessment: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Response to Intervention (RTI): A Primer for Parents (NASP)

The Special Education Process (NAMI)


Adjusting to a New School: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

School Reentry: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Family Engagement

Family Involvement in School Mental Health: Information for Parents/Caregivers (MSMHA)

Making Parent-Teacher Conferences Work for Your Child (PTA)