This page provides general statistics including prevalence and treatment accessibility.
AACAP’s mission is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists.
AACAP has provided a list of links to useful resources that include topics like: a State Advocacy Manual and Toolkit; Understanding Your State Legislator; and Advocating for Adolescents with Mental Illnesses
The APA is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world and publishes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Behavior therapies can be applied to a wide range of psychological symptoms among adolescents and children.