Resources for Parents

Learn about Depression and YSAM Program:

Learn about what changes in health and mental health care means for children and families. Information & videos from "Health & Mental Health Care Forum" available at:

American Psychological Association, Speaking of Psychology: Integrated Care for Kids. Interview with Dr. Asarnow


Webinar on Collaborative Care Programs for Addressing Youth Depression in Primary Care Settings. Developed through SAMHSA for National Association of Mental Health Program Directors. Co-presenters Laura Richardson, MD, University of Washington, Seattle & Joan Asarnow, Ph.D., UCLA.

Other Websites:

Project EM  . A place for teens and young adults created by teens and young adults.

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

UCLA Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic

National Institute of Mental Health:

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention Resource Center



APA Division 53

UCLA Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program