Lindner Center of HOPE Library: Resources for Mood Disorders
Are you ready to take the next step? Patients suffering from mood disorders and their families can use these resources to better understand the disorder and take the first steps toward treatment and recovery.

Suicide Prevention Hotline (877) 695-6333


Pediatric Symptoms Checklist
Emotional and physical health go together in children. Because parents are often the first to notice a problem with their child’s behavior, emotions or learning, parents may help children get the best care possible by answering these questions. (Source: © M.S. Jellinick and J.M. Murphy, Massachusetts General Hospital ( English PSC Gouverneur Revisions 01-06-01)

Teen Suicide: Facts for Families
Learn the facts about teen suicide from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).

Major Depressive Episode: Fact Sheet
Learn the symptoms and signs of depression.

About Bipolar Disorder
Learn the facts about bipolar disorder.

5 Myths of Unipolar Sheet

Resources for Depressed Adolescents


Adolescent Depression Awareness Program (ADAP)

American Psychological Association

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

National Institute of Mental Health: Depression

National Institute of Mental Health: Bipolar Disorder

My Mood Monitor™
A three minute assessment for anxiety, depression, PTSD and bipolar disorder. My Mood Monitor™ Copyright © 2002-2010 by M3 Information™.

Mental Health Recovery Services of Warren & Clinton Counties (MHRS) – Suicide Prevention, Intervention and Postvention Protocol

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration

American Academy of Pediatrics

SAVE – Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

American Association of Suicidology (AAS)

Warren County Educational Service Center



titles by Miklowitz


What is Depression?
Depression is more than just feeling down. It is a significant mood disorder that needs to be treated before more serious problems develop.

Teen Depression: How Caregivers Can Help
Teen depression is a serious problem. Learn the signs of depression and how you can help a teenager you love.

Mood Disorders Afflict Adults and Children Alike
Mood disorders affect children, adolescents and adults. This article describes the symptoms of mood disorders, the differences between them in adults and children, and the universally prescribed treatments for both.

Depression Signs Go Beyond Typical Teen Behavior
Adolescents may experience ups and downs as they make the transition into adulthood. If a teen exhibits behaviors beyond typical moodiness, however, s/he may be suffering from adolescent depression.