Crisis Intervention Services are available 24 hours a day by calling, toll-free 1-800-621-8504 Behavioral Health & IDD Centralized Intake 1-800-669-4166
Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral (OSAR) for Substance Abuse Treatment 1-800-588-8728 or 940-224-6200 Wichita Falls and surrounding counties
CH.A.D.D. Online Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder The nation's largest ADHD organization. This site contains great information on ADHD and it is updated frequently. CHADD has three current priority objectives: (1) to serve as a clearinghouse for evidence-based information on ADHD, (2) to serve as a local face-to-face family support group for families and individuals affected by ADHD, and (3) to serve as an advocate for appropriate public policies and public recognition in response to needs faced by families and individuals with ADHD.
American Academy of Pediatrics AAP The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a professional organization for pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Primarily of interest to professionals, this website has sections on continuing education, advocacy, news, and research publications.
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Provides information and referrals on fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS). Offers free packet of information. The website provides extensive list of articles on FAS and related topics, as well as resources for more information.
Developmental Delay Resources A national, nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas. It supports and publicizes research into determining identifiable factors that would put a child at risk. Another purpose of the DDR is to maintain a registry of children, tracking possible trends in developmental delays. Frequently updated.
The Soho Center Working under a grant from the Kellogg Foundation, the Center is working to enhance the quality of family child care including media outreach, children's literacy and health and the REACH and CHILD/2000 initiatives. Products, projects, and programs are clearly presented to the reader.