A Page for Parents

Resource Links

 

Description

ADD/ADHD

 

 

ADDitude 

 

Strategies and Support for ADHD and LD

ADDvance

 

Information for Parents of Children with ADD(ADHD)

CHADD

 

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

National Resource Center on ADHD 

 

ADHD Science, Information, Resources, and Support

     

Anxiety

 

 

Anxiety Disorders Resource Center

 

 

Glossary, FAQ, Facts for Families

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

WorryWiseKids.org

 

Do's and Don'ts for Parenting an Anxious Child

     

Attachment

   

A4everfamily.org

 

Support and ideas for post adoptive parents - when traditional parenting methods are failing to have a beneficial or lasting effect with our adoptive children

Help Guide

 

Attachment Issues and Reactive Attachment Disorder

Symptoms, Treatment, and Hope for Children with Insecure Attachment

Parent Map

 

Secure Attachment, the Best Gift you can Give your Child

 P.A.T.C.H.E.S

 

Help and Support for Families Affected by Reactive Attachment Disorder

Ready for Life

 

Attachement and Socialization Videos for Parents

     

Brain Development

   

Child Development Core Story, Part 1: Brain Architecture

 

Early Brain Development. University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development.

YouTube video 5:48 minutes.

Child Development Core Story, Part 2: Serve and Return   How Parents can Respond to Ensure Healthy Brain Development for their Baby.  University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development.

YouTube video 4:53 minutes.

Child Development Core Story, Part 3: Stress

 

Effects of Stress brain of baby and child.  University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development.

YouTube video 5:54 minutes.

     

Bullying

   

StopBullying.gov

 

Bullying prevention and Response

What is Bullying, Cyber Bullying, Who's at Risk, How to Prevent and Respond to Bullying for Parents, Teachers, Kids, Teens, and Communities.

     

Education

 

 

PBS Parents: Going to School

 

Support for Parents Grade by Grade Learning Guide, Your Child's Social Scene, Help with Homework and More 

      

Food Bank

   

Ruby's Pantry

 

Distribution of surplus food to locations in rural Minnesota and Wisconsin.

     

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

 

 

NO FAS

 

Help and Resources Regarding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

     

Grief and Loss

   

Children 's Grief Education Association

 

Information about Children and Grief

What to say to a grieving child, telling children about a death, attending funerals, anticipatory grief, children's grief responses

Helping Children Cope with Loss, Death and Grief 

   Tips for Parents and Teachers

Seasame Street - Little Children Big Challenges: Incarceration

 

Helping Children Cope with the Incarceration of a Loved One

     

LGBTQ

   

Minnesota's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & Allied Mental Health Providers' Network

 

Search for LGBTQIP2SA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, Two-Spirit, Asexual, Allied) therapists in Minnesota. 

Trikone

 

 South Asian LGBTQ Help Line

     
 

National Coming Out Day Youth Report

   

Growing Up LGBT in the United States

 Transgender and Nongender Identity: A Youth Digital Story  

Our Families: LGBT/Two-Spirit Native American Stories

     

Mental Health Issues

   

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Family Resources

 

Family Resources about Mental Illness and Disorders

ManTherapy.org

 

Issues such as depression, anxiety, anger and suicidal thoughts in Men.

Also a valuable resource for friends or loved ones.

Mental Health America

 

A community-based network dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives

NAMI: Treatment and Services

 

What Families Can Do When a Child May Have a Mental Illness

National Institute of Mental Health

   Treatment of Children with Mental Illness

The Balanced Mind

 

A program of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)

Guides families raising children with mood disorders to the answers, support and stability they seek.

     

Parenting

   

Love and Logic

 

Simple and Practical Techniques for Raising Responsible Children

Psych Central Parenting Article

 

Teaching Children to do hard things

Single Mothers Grants

 

Assistance for Single Mothers in Minnesota

     

Substance Use

   

SMAHSA

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Talk. They Hear You. 

 

Underage Drinking Prevention, Parent Resources

Minnesota Recovery Connection

 

Support, Care and Resources to Achieve Long-term Recovery From Addiction

     

Trauma

   

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Caring for Kids, What Parents Need to Know about Sexual Abuse

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Early Childhood Trauma

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

 

Information on Types of Trauma: Domestic Violence, Physical Abuse, Traumatic Grief, Natural Disaster, and more.