Thorough evaluations can be helpful to determine what issues may be contributing to academic difficulties or behavior problems, to obtain services at school, to give information about possible treatments, to help jumpstart therapy when treatment is stalled, and to identify goals for therapy.
Psychological testing is also useful to clarify complicated diagnoses. Information from these assessments can also be used to help you understand your interpersonal relationships, manage your emotions, and increase your adaptive functioning.
Applying for Accommodations on Standardized Tests
Crisis Text Line
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Institute of Mental Illness
NIMH: Child and Adolescent Mental Health
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
Special Education Guide