American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

Facts for Families: Very informative, evidence-based information for all childhood psychiatric diagnoses and potential issues. I recommend the AACAP "Facts for Families" as a wonderful resource for most topics.

http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/FFF-Guide-Table-of-Contents.aspx

 

American Psychiatric Association

Resources for families: https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families

 

American Telmedicine Association (ATA)

Home page:http://www.americantelemed.org/home

 

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Understand anxiety and depression: https://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety

Mental Health applications: https://www.adaa.org/finding-help/mobile-apps

 
 

More Random Resources/Tools/Products

Compression clothing for adults and kids: https://www.jettproof.com.au/

Worksheets and other tools: http://www.therapistaid.com/

PCIT (Parent Child Interactive Therapy) resources: https://pcit.lab.uiowa.edu/introduction-iowa-pcit-manual

Mental health phone apps: https://www.adaa.org/finding-help/mobile-apps

 

Talking to your kids about the tough topics:

It's never easy to talk to your kids about certain topics. Sex, of course, tops that list for most parents. This is a good link from AACAP's "Facts for Families" to guide: 

https://www.aacap.org/aacap/families_and_youth/facts_for_families/fff-guide/Talking-To-Your-Kids-About-Sex-062.aspx

Here is another good article focusing on sexual abuse and how to discuss safety, reporting, psychological and physical health: 

https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/Responding%20To-Child-Sexual-Abuse-028.aspx.

This link will help guide parents and families with appropriate discussions for different ages/developmental stages: https://www.thetalkinstitute.com/p/parentsguidetosexed.