General Support for Parents

The Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Provides one-page “Facts for Families” sheets on topics related to children/teens and on mental health issues.

www.aacap.org

KidsHealth

Offers information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. The website has information for parents, children, teens, and educators. www.kidshealth.org

Milton Early Childhood Alliance

This agency provides information regarding educational programming and workshops for parents of young children.

P: (617) 696 – 2262 495 Canton Ave Milton, MA. 02186

http://miltonearlychildhoodalliance.org/home0.aspx

Parents Helping Parents: PHP offers free support services for parents and caregivers. Services include a 24-hour Parental Stress Line, weekly parent support groups, and referral information for other parent resources.

P: (800) 632-8188

www.parentshelpingparents.org

Greater Boston PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays): An organization of parents, families, and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. They help to change attitudes and create an environment of understanding so that gay family members and friends can live in a world that is safe and inclusive.

P: 781-891-5966

www.gbpflag.org

Massachusetts Interface Referral Services at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology

This website offers resources and information on mental health disorders, children with special needs, anger management issues, anxiety, depression, self-injury, sexual orientation, OCD, bullying, divorce, military family support, teen pregnancy and other topics.

www.msppinterface.org

Kids Turn

Website for children and families experiencing divorce that provides activities, common questions and recommended books for children.

www.kidsturn.org