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Helpful Links and Patient Education

 

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Helpful Links 


These are some helpful links to help you with issues from getting to your appointment to furthering your own knowledge.
For information on topics such as:

  • ADHD
  • AUTISM
  • BULLYING
  • DEPRESSION
  • DISCIPLINE
  • DIVORCE
  • GAY, LESBIAN AND BISEXUAL ADOLESCENTS
  • INTERNET AND CHILDREN
  • OCD
  • POST TRAUMATIC STESS DISORDER
  • SLEEP PROBLEMS
  • STRESS
  • TELEVISION

Check out the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at
www.aacap.org.

NAMI
NAMI (the National Alliance on Mental Illness) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Founded in 1979, NAMI has become the nation's voice on mental illness, a national organization including NAMI organizations in every state and in over 1100 local communities across the country who join together to meet the NAMI mission through advocacy, research, support, and education.  NAMI is dedicated to the eradication of mental illnesses and to the improvement of the quality of life of all whose lives are affected by these diseases.  Dedicated NAMI members, leaders, and friends work tirelessly across all levels to meet a shared NAMI mission of support, education, advocacy, and research for people living with mental illness through various activities.  For more information go to www.nami.org.

For other services offered at Maine Medical Center check out www.mmc.org.

Need a ride to your appointment?  Check out RTP at  www.rtprides.org/home.html

There are also bus services from Greater Portland Metro Bus lines found at www.gpmetrobus.com

Other resources include:

 www.plannedparenthood.org for teens who may be pregnant or whom are sexually active.

Need to quit smoking?  Call the Maine Tobacco Help Line 1-800 207-1230

For help in finding the services that are right for you try calling 211, a new service from the State of Maine.

 

 

 

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