Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Campaign for America's Kids


Check out the new AACAP's Facts For Families on Borderline Personality Disorder in Young People, as well as an updated Facts For Families on Marijuana and Teens.

As an association dedicated to helping children and families around the globe, our thoughts are with those impacted by senseless acts of violence.

AACAP’s Resource Group on Guns created a resource library – a collection of resources - to help children and families, clinicians and consumers, cope with gun violence.

Check out AACAP's latest Policy Statement on Supporting Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents.

Resources on Depression for Parents, Youth, and Clinicians

Check out AACAP’s expanded Depression Resource Center, that includes the newly revised Depression: Parents’ Medication Guide

Plus, with your member access to Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, you can read the issue on Depression in Special Populations.  Please Sign In above for member access and read the articles here.

The release of these important resources coincides with the current Presidential Initiative on Depression Awareness and Screening in Children and Adolescents of Karen Dineen Wagner, MD, PhD.

The Resource Library on Youth at the Border continues their efforts in collecting and compiling resources from AACAP, and other allied groups, aimed at helping the membership care for this vulnerable population.

The Disaster Liaison Network, under the expert stewardship of the Disaster & Trauma Issues Committee, complied a collection of resources to help the membership better understand and prepare for disasters.

AACAP: Get Involved!

Learn more about what AACAP has to offer at all career stages! We particularly recommend that training directors download the PowerPoint and make use of this resource as an introductory guide to AACAP for their trainees.

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