National Resources

mental health resources

Federation of Families of South Carolina Resources

This list is provided as a resource, not a provider recommendation. Make sure to ask questions and seek references. If you need help with this contact staff at the Federation of Families of SC at 866-779-0402 or e-mail

Click on the name of the organization to go to their website. These organizations are well regarded and offer information concerning mental health for children and their families. 

Federation of Families – A Voice for Children’s Mental Health

SAMHSA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

NIMH – National Institute of Mental Heath -The NIMH is the largest scientific organization in the  world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

Caring 4 Youth – Helping you help your troubled teen.

The Partnership at – Helping parents deal with teen substance abuse

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) – We’ve been there. We can help.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) – Dedicated to the health of all children

Children and Adults with Attention-defecit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Wrightslaw – Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy.

Olweus Bullyng Prevetion Program – Safer Schools, Safer Communities

Parents Anonymous – Asking for help is a sign of strength.

NICHCY – National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities


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