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