Web Sites

Here are some of the most comprehensive and highly regarded web sites for patients and family education and support:

  1. Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home
  2. For kids and adolescents: The Balanced Mind Foundation http://www.thebalancedmind.org/

School Mental Health

School Mental Health, a site developed by the Baltimore School Mental Health Technical Assistance and Training Initiative, covers a wide range of topics from the perspective of educators.

Women and Bipolar Disorder

The mental health social network Psych Central provides a two-page article on Women and Bipolar Disorder.


WebMD offers excellent general information about bipolar disorder and is easy to search and navigate.

Effective Child Therapy

"Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) is a division of the American Psychological Association (APA). Its mission is to encourage the development and advancement of clinical child and adolescent psychology through integration of its scientific and professional aspects. The division promotes scientific inquiry, training, professional practice, and public policy in clinical child and adolescent psychology as a means of improving the welfare and mental health of children, youth, and families.

Transition Year: Your Source for Emotional Health at College

From http://www.transitionyear.org/parent/about.php?id=2

The Jed Foundation, a national nonprofit working to promote emotional health among college students, has partnered with the American Psychiatric Foundation to launch the Transition Year, an online resource center that helps students and their families focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.

Moving On: Federal Programs to Assist Transition-Age Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions

Federal Programs to Assist Transition-Age Youth with Serious Mental Health Conditions
Size 166 pages

Moving On is a collection of fact sheets on 56 programs, run by 20 or more different agencies in nine departments of the federal government. Each offers information about the program’s purpose, services and funded activities, the administering federal agency, grantee and beneficiary eligibility, and a brief assessment of the program’s impact.

Available in print or by pdf download

National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP)

“The National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) was created in January of 1999 to serve as a national resource for programs and professionals assisting young people beleaguered by emotional and behavioral difficulties. The Association is governed by an elected, volunteer Board of Directors comprised of representatives from the NATSAP membership.”

Devereux Glenholme School

81 Sabbaday Lane
Washington, CT 06793

The Glenholme School is a specialized boarding school that provides a therapeutic program and exceptional learning environment to address varying levels of academic, social and emotional development in boys and girls ages 10 to 18.

The goal is to prepare our graduates for continued education in traditional schools, boarding schools, colleges and universities.