ADHD

Chadd.org – Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD, ADD)?

Anxiety

9 Things Every Parent with an Anxious Child Should Try
How you deal with your emotions can influence whether you have anxiety
Living with anxiety
Your Adolescent – Anxiety and Avoidant Disorders
Anxiety Tips: Teens
Recommended Book: My Anxious Mind by Michael Tompkins, PhD & Katherine Martinez PsyD

Art Therapy

Art Therapy with Adolescents
Expressive Mask Making For Teens

Behavior Health

Pediatricians Recommend Later School Times for Teens
Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council
NY Times – For Teenagers: A Tweak on “Just Say No”
Why the teen brain is drawn to risk

Bullying

Time.com: What you need to know about bullying
Time.com: What if my son is a bully?

Depression

What Families Need to Know about Adolescent Depression
Time.com: Is exercise the best drug for depression?
Time.com: Lack of sleep can cause depression, weight gain and even death
Time.com: “Eco-Therapy” for environmental depression
Teen depression:_A guide for parents
20 signs & symptoms of childhood/teen depression 

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence Information 

Executive Function Skills

What is executive function?
What Is Executive Functioning?
Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children’s Executive Functioning

Recommended Books: 
Smart but Scattered by Peg Dawson and Late, Lost, and Unprepared by Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel

Exercise

Yoga & the mind: can yoga reduce symptoms of major psychiatric disorders?
The exercise effect 

Internet Use/Abuse

Time.com: Two-faced facebook: we like it but it doesnt make us happy
Time.com: Kids who hang out on facebook do worse in school
Time.com: Keeping teens “private” on facebook won’t protect them 

Learning Differences

Strategies & techniques for ADHD
PBS.org: Misunderstood minds
LDA America.org: For parents
National Center for Learning Disabilities: For parents
Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
ADHD/ADD Parenting Strategies 

Positive Psychology

Huffington Post: The Habits of Supremely Happy People 

School Avoidance

NY Times.com: When a Dr.’s Note for a student doesn’t help 

Sleep

NYTimes.com: An active, purposeful machine that comes out a night to play
Med.harvard.edu: sleep – what’s in it for you? 

Stress

Time.com: Study – stress shrinks the brain and lowers our ability to cope with adversity
Time.com: How stress gets under the skin 

Substance Abuse

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Teens in early recovery: -10 common triggers for relapse
A hidden effect of marijuana use
Greenwichmag.com: A Message in a Bottle
CTmirror.org: Early drinking to drunkenness by teens often leads to serious problem by college  

Teen Communication

Most people think their intelligence is fixed. The science says it’s not. 
Who are those distracted teen driver calling and texting? 
NYTimes.com: Talk to parents about sex? Yeah, right
Recommended Book: Teenage as a Second Language: A Parent’s Guide to Becoming Bilingual by Barbara Greenberg & Jennifer Powell-Lunder

Transition to College

National Center for Learning Disabilites: Making the transition from high school to college