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Publications about Children and Adolescents

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Informs parents and adults on the range of symptoms of autism spectrum disorders (ASD), including social impairment, communications issues, and repetitive behaviors. Discusses diagnosis and treatment of ASD, as well as possible related co-occurring mental disorders.

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Bipolar Disorder in Children and Teens

A brochure on bipolar disorder in children and teens that explains what it is, when it starts, and how to get help.

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Community Members Can Do

A booklet that describes what community members can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Parents Can Do

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Helping Children and Adolescents Cope with Violence and Disasters: What Rescue Workers Can Do

A booklet that describes what rescue workers can do to help children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.

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NIMH Answers Questions About Suicide

Brochure focuses on suicide and suicidal thoughts/behaviors in young people including risk factors, warning signs, resources, social media, reporting on suicide, and prevention.

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Teen Depression

This brochure helps teens understand depression and how it differs from regular sadness. It describes symptoms, causes, treatments, and how to get help.

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The Teen Brain: 6 Things to Know (Fact Sheet)

A fact sheet outlining how a teenager’s brain grows, matures, and adapts to the world. This fact sheet also briefly covers the teen brain’s resiliency, onset of some mental illnesses, and sleep patterns in teens.

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The Teen Brain: Still Under Construction

Learn about changes in the brain that occur during the teen years, and the significance of this stage of development.

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Treatment of Children with Mental Illness

Answers to frequently asked questions about the treatment of mental disorders in children.

En Español

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