PARENTS HELPING PARENTS
ADHD: Offers information on child and adult ADHD and family support information.
DrugRehab.com is an organization aimed to provide information and answers for people fighting addiction. DrugRehab.com provides extensive information on the multitude of addictions out there as well as the different kinds of treatment options that are available. At DrugRehab.com, their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and lead a lifelong recovery.
Addiction Center provides information on addictions, dependencies, drugs, and recovery support
Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The Alanon family of fellowships helps those dealing with alcohol addiction to share experience, strength and hope to overcome their common problems.
or for more information for parents and educators please visit
Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Teens
Addiction Guide is a reliable source on addiction and the dangers of illicit substances. They cover how drugs and alcohol affect the body, how to identify the signs and symptoms of abuse, and some options to seek effective treatment.
CAMFT is an independent professional organization representing the interests of marriage and family therapists.
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist
The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) is in the business of consumer protection, education and communication.
California Board of Behavioral Science
NCADV works for major societal changes necessary to eliminate both personal and societal violence against women and children.
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence
National Institute of Mental Health
Government agency working to improve mental health through biomedical research on mind, brain and behavior:
- Depression or Depressive Disorder
Information provided by Maryville University
VAPING AND SMOKING
What is Vaping?
Well, vaping is an E-cigarettes (e-cigarettes, or vaping) that is smokable, refillable or uses replaceable cartridges or containers that hold liquid that contains nicotine, solvents, and chemical flavors. When a person inhales, they are putting a negative pressure on the device that triggers a battery to heat the liquid solution, which is then atomized into inhalable vapor.
To learn more please visit DRUG WATCH
Smoking is a hard habit to break because tobacco contains nicotine, which is highly addictive and activates the brain’s reward pathways. Like heroin or other addictive drugs, the body and mind quickly become so used to the nicotine in cigarettes that a person needs to have it just to feel normal. People start smoking for a variety of different reasons. To learn more please visit
VIDEO GAME ADDICTION
From Game Gavel:
“The addiction is defined as when someone is unable to control the number of hours they play video games, to the point that it may negatively affect another aspect(s) of their lives, ostensibly by taking up a significant amount of their time. The World Health Organization has officially labeled it as a Gaming Disorder, identifying the negative impact it often has on people, as it affects the lives of 3-4% of players worldwide.”
Please visit Game Gavel to learn more.
OTHER GOOD RESOURCES
Therapist Vs Psychologist : Which One to Choose
How to Start the Conversation About a Loved One’s Mental Health
Promoting Mental Health at Home
6 Hobbies You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Health
Talking to Children About a Sibling’s Mental Illness
Neurofeedback For Home Use
ADHD & ADD
Trauma & PTSD
Grief & Loss
Stress & Adjustment
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Psychoeducational Evaluation & Testing For Learning Disability (LD)