Depression in Children (cont.)

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Where can families get support for a child with depression?

American Association of Suicidology
http://www.suicidology.org
202-237-2280

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
http://www.afsp.org

Community Awareness and Support Center (support for people affected by murder-suicide)
http://www.caascenter.org

Jason Foundation
http://www.jasonfoundation.com

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
2101 Wilson Boulevard Suite 302
Arlington, VA 22201
HelpLine: 800-950-NAMI (6264)
http://www.nami.org/

National Strategy for Suicide Prevention
http://www.mentalhealth.org/
suicideprevention/

National Suicide Prevention Hotline
800-SUICIDE (784-2433)
www.suicide.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center
866-SAFEYOUTH (866-723-3968)
http://www.safeyouth.org
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Eastern time

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
http://www.samhsa.gov

Suicide Prevention Advocacy Network (Span)
http://www.spanusa.org

Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention Program
http://www.yellowribbon.org/

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American Psychiatric Association. Treatment of patients with major depressive disorder, third edition. American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines; November 2010.

American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The Use of Medication in Treating Childhood and Adolescent Depression: Information for Patients and Families. American Psychiatric Association 2013.

Amr M, El-Mogy A, Shams T, et al. Efficacy of vitamin C as an adjunct to fluoxetine therapy in pediatric major depressive disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study. Nutrition Journal 2013; 12.

Benson LP, Williams RJ, Novick MB. Pediatric obesity and depression. Clinical Pediatrics 2013 January; 52(1): 24-29. Bhatia SK, Bhatia SC. Childhood and adolescent depression. American Family Physician 2007 January; 75(1): 73-80.

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Chorney DB, Detweiler MF, Morris TL, Kuhn BR. The interplay of sleep disturbance, anxiety, and depression in children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology 2008; 33 (4): 339-348.

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Duckworth K, Gruttadaro D, Markay D. A Family Guide: What Families Need to Know About Adolescent Depression, second edition. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, 2010.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/25/2013


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