Psychiatric Emergencies:

Call 911 and ask for a “Mental Health Officer”
Brackenridge Psychiatric Emergency Room 512-324-7259
Psychiatric Emergency Services (Travis County) 512-472-HELP (4357)
Crisis Intervention Team Travis County: 512-854-3445
Crisis Intervention Team Williamson County: 512-218-5515

Psychiatric Hospitals In Central TX

Austin Lakes Hospital (Austin): 512-544-5253
Austin Oaks Hospital (Austin): 512-440-4800
Cedar Crest Hospital (Belton): 254-939-2100
Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute: 512-819-1100
Laurel Ridge Treatment Center (San Antonio): 800-624-7975
Metroplex Hospital (Killeen): 254-526-7523
Rock Springs (Georgetown): 512-819-9400
Seton Shoal Creek Hospital (Austin): 512-324-2000

Treatment Centers in Austin

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs: Sage Recovery and Wellness Center 512-306-1394
Eating Disorder Treatment Programs: McCallum Place 800-828-8158

Organizations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine
The Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services

Therapies

Kidworks Therapy: Speech, OT/PT, floortime/social therapies
Austin Center for Autism and Related Disorders

Knowledge

GoodRx – Discount Medications
WebMD
National Alliance on Mental Health
National Alliance on Mental Illness – Austin Chapter
Autism Speaks
Patient Resources & Handouts
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institutes of Health: Office of Dietary Supplements
Nature Deficit Disorder
College Living Experience
University of Texas Disability Resources
The Texas Outdoor Family Program
Children & Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Parenting

A well-researched and evidence-based source for answers to everything parenting

Books:

Parenting and Attachment

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
The Discipline Book by Dr. Sears
The Optimistic Child by Martin Seligman
The Developing Mind by Daniel Siegel
Becoming Attached by Robert Karen
Attached at the Heart by Barbara Nicholson
Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel
www.loveandlogic.com
www.123magic.com

Attachment and Trauma related

When Love is not Enough (RAD) by Nancy Thomas
Parenting the Hurt Child by Gregory Keck
The Body Keeps the Score; Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk
Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors by Heather T. Forbes

ADHD

Smart by Scattered by Peg Dawson
Raising Boys with ADHD: Secrets for Parenting Healthy, Happy Sons by Mary Anne Richey
Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell A. Barkley
Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder by Edward M. Hallowell

Anxiety

SOS Help for Parents by Lynn Clark
Therapeutic Exercises for Children by Robert Friedberg
The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens

Behavior and Mood

Raising your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurchinka
Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn
Discipline! Kids are Worth it by Barbara Coloroso
The Explosive Child by Ross Greene
Transforming the Difficult Child by Howard Glasser and Jennifer Easley
The Challenging Child by Stanley Greenspan
Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline by Becky Bailey
Reflections from a Mud Puddle by Marcela Fisher Anderson (Coping with Stress)