Additional Resources

Useful Links and Online Resources

The Portland Identification and Early Referral Program (PIER)


National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)


National Institute of Mental Health


Mental Health Research Association


Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Physician’s Desk Reference


Helpful Website Providing Information and Support


Recommended Readings

 Parenting Teenagers: Systematic Training for Effective Parenting of Teens (STEP)

By Don Dinkmeyer Sr.; Gary D. McKay; Joyce L. McKay; Don Dinkmeyer, Jr.


Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers

By Michael Riera


Staying Connected to your Teenager: How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They’re Really Saying

By Michael Riera


Raising Teens: A Synthesis of Research and a Foundation for Action

By A. Rae Simpson

Copies available online at


Stop Negotiating with your Teen: Strategies for Parenting your Angry, Manipulative, Moody, or Depressed Adolescent

By Janet Sasson Edgette


Coping with Schizophrenia: A Guide for Families

By Kim Mueser and Susan Gingerich


The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide: What You and Your Family Need to Know

By David J. Miklowitz


An Unquiet Mind

By Kay Redfield Jamison