Resources for Specific Mental Health Topics

Child Mind Institute - Topics Library A-Z

 

ADHD

  • Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance - CADDRA Is a Canadian non-profit, multi-disciplinary alliance of healthcare professional working in the field of ADHD. We produce the Canadian ADHD Practice Guidelines – now in its 3rd edition – and assessment toolkits. CADDRA provides education, training and support on ADHD for healthcare clinicians through our annual national conference, training courses and eLearning portal. The information provided on this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment or care. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) - This is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD. Educators, professionals and parents will find information about current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD. 

  • HealthLine ADHD Resource Guide

  • ADHD 101: A Definitive Guide for Students

 

 
Anxiety

  • AnxietyCanada - Formerly AnxietyBC, AnxieyCanada is a Canadian leader in developing online, self-help, and evidence-based resources on anxiety and anxiety disorders. AnxietyCanada is a non profit organization established in early spring of 1999 by a group of concerned individuals, family members, and health professionals. They work to increase awareness about anxiety disorders, promote education, and increase access to evidence-based resources and treatments. 


Autism

  • Autism Canada Foundation - Engages, educates, empowers and unites people to find a cure for Autism. This site provides biomedical and behavioural treatment information about autism for both caregivers and professionals. 

  • Autism Society of Edmonton (ASEA) - This is a parent-based, charitable society, begun by parents in 1971, to create a school for their children with autism. The school is now under the jurisdiction of the Edmonton Public School Board. Today, ASEA helps families and communities embrace and support people on the autism spectrum throughout their lives. 

  • ABA Therapy for Autism: Autism Parenting Magazine
     

Behaviour Disorders

  • Behavioural Disorders Resource List (Kelty BC) The BC Children's Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre provides mental health and substance use information, resources, help with mental health system navigation and peer support to children, youth and their families. 


Bullying

  • Bully Free Alberta - This site has many resources for parents, teens and community members about bullying including cyber bullying and homophobic bullying. 


Depression


Eating Disorders

  • National Eating Disorder Information Centre - The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is a Canadian, non-profit organization, established in 1985 to provide information and resources on eating disorders and weight preoccupation. Our goal is to promote healthy lifestyles that allow people to be fully engaged in their lives. The resource library tab has a wealth of information as well as links to other websites.

 
FASD

  • Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Network (EFAN) - This network focuses on public awareness,  education and training, prevention programs for women in childbearing years, including pregnant women, assessment, diagnosis, management and supports for children and adults. Under the resources tab, there is a 60 page booklet “FASD Strategies Not Solutions” with strategies for dealing with FASD. The program tab has a brochure with programs in the Edmonton area that deal with FASD. 

  • FASD Support and Resources in Alberta - This site lists services, supports and resources specifically for families and other caregivers of children, youth and adults affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in Edmonton, Calgary and other regions of Alberta.

  • Canada FASD Research Network - CanFASD's mission is to create, nurture, and sustain a collaborative environment which produces relevant research leading to prevention of FASD and significant improvement in the lives of affected individuals, their families, and communities. 
     

Learning Disabilities

Self Esteem

Substance Abuse

  • The Canadian Centre on Substance Use & Addiction - Provides national leadership and evidence-informed analysis and advice to mobilize collaborative efforts to reduce alcohol- and other drug-related harms.

  • Alcohol Rehab Guide

  • Addiction Center - Addiction Center is not a specific treatment facility; instead they are a free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.

  • Addiction Group - Alcohol Effects, Treatment, and Resources

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