Caring for Every Child's Mental Health

Family Educational Materials

Access SAMHSA educational materials that help caregivers and youth learn about symptoms of various mental disorders, treatment options, and support services.

SAMHSA offers the following educational materials on anxiety disorder, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, depression, first-episode psychosis, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

SAMHSA developed the educational materials in collaboration with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychiatric Association. Youth and family leaders from around the country provided crucial input and feedback in the development process.

The educational materials provide the latest scientific information about symptoms and a range of treatment options, as well as peer support groups and services.

Caregiver Educational Materials

Use these educational materials to help caregivers understand mental disorders, treatment options, and where to get support:

Youth Educational Materials

Use these educational materials to help young adults understand their mental disorder, as well as the treatment and support options available to them:

Last Updated: 05/30/2017