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This page provides links to information about children's mental health, family to family and school supports, medications, Legislative info and other resources...

Every Moment Counts is a rich resource for school mental health promotion, prebention and intervention that was created by occupational therapists and has free materials and programs at all three tiers! Check it out at  http://www.everymomentcounts.org/

For more information on Systems of Care, Evidence Based Practices etc check the Promising Practices Page and for recommended reading, take a look at the books available through our Amazon Bookstore pages.

Children's Mental Health

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice  

Briefs for Families on Evidence Based Practices

Systems of Care monographs


National Wraparound initiative

Information about Diagnoses and Medications

Bazelon's Children's Mental Health Fact Sheets

Pediatric Development and Behavior Handouts

Depression Prevention in Children

Fact Sheet on getting prescriptions filled on Medicaid or CHIP
This fact sheet gives instructios for having prescriptions covered by Medicaid/CHIP and was developed by Houston/Harris County Covering Kids and Families Access Initiative, as part of a two year grant to the Children's Defense Fund of Texas to identify and remove access barriers for children enrolled in CHIP and Medicaid.


IDEA and School Supports

From UCLA's Center for Mental Health in Schools July 2011 - Establishing a Comprehensive System of Learning Supports at a School Seven Steps for Principals and Their Staff

SchoolBehavior.com - Accommodations and information specific to the classroom

Wrightslaw -special education law and advocacy

Functional Behavioral Assessments

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

UCLA school rhythms document

National Community of Practice for Collaborative School Behavioral Health

Youth Sites

The Cool Spot - Alcohol Prevention Website

Youthhood.org - Site for Youth looking at transition issues

Musicians for Mental Health

Alamo Area Youth MOVE (San Antonio) 

Family to Family Support

Denton County Federation family support groups - coming soon!

Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health

Legislative Information

Who Represents Me?

Easter Seals Legislative History/Federal

No Child Left Behind

No Child Left Behind Parent's Information - Wrightslaw


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