APPENDIX 2

Web Resources for Treatment and Referral Decisions for Primary Care

  1. American Academy of Pediatrics Children's Mental Health in Primary Care Web site. Available at: www.aap.org/mentalhealth.

  2. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) (provides resources on substance abuse and mental health issues). Available at: www.nida.nih.gov.

  3. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) (access to practice parameters on a variety of mental health topics). Available at: www.aacap.org/cs/root/member_information/practice_information/practice_parameters/practice_parameters.

  4. Hawaii State Department of Health (evidence-based child and adolescent psychosocial interventions). Available at: www.hawaii.gov/health/mental-health/camhd/library/webs/ebs/ebs-index.html.

  5. GeneralPediatrics.com (many links, especially to child psychiatry and practice parameters). Available at: www.generalpediatrics.com.

  6. National Guideline Clearinghouse (a public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines; an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, US Department of Health and Human Services). Available at: www.guideline.gov.

  7. University of Buffalo School of Social Work (provides a description of the signs and symptoms of disorders that affect children and adolescents, as well as current evidence-based practices for each disorder). Available at: www.socialwork.buffalo.edu/conted/EBP/index.htm.

  8. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices (a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions reviewed and rated by independent reviewers). Available at: www.nrepp.samhsa.gov.