The information on this website is intended to provide users with a basic understanding of the mental health issues affecting children. These materials are solely for educational purposes and do not take the place of direct medical or psychological care. Information on this site and any related materials should not be used to diagnose or treat a mental health problem without consulting a qualified health care provider.

Editorial policy

Providing accurate information is very important to us. The clinical information on this website has gone through a thorough editorial review process. All content has been reviewed by a committee of licensed clinical mental health professionals associated with the Children's Mental Health Resource Center. Sources for health information are cited at the bottom of the webpage. The date that information was last reviewed is also provided.

Third Party Sites

This site contains links to third-party websites. These links have an offsite indicator beside them, which means that they will take the user off the Children's Mental Health Resource Center site. These links are provided as a convenience and are not an endorsement of the site by the Children's Mental Health Resource Center. The Children's Mental Health Resource Center is not responsible for the content of any linked sites and makes no representations regarding the accuracy of materials on such sites. If users visit third party sites, they do so at their own risk. Third-party sites have their own privacy and data collection policies.

Read the privacy statement for the Children's Mental Health Resource Center.





Date Reviewed: May 31, 2011