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:

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

  3. American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) (access to practice parameters on a variety of mental health topics). Available at:

  4. Hawaii State Department of Health (evidence-based child and adolescent psychosocial interventions). Available at:

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

  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:

  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:

  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: