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For Parents

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Visit the Child Mind Institute website for more helpful resources, tools, articles and videos. 

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On Our Sleeves - Get free guides designed to provide education and action-oriented strategies and tools to start conversations and boost mental wellness in children. Visit their website.

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For younger children

Kids Yoga for Mental Health


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Children's book and resources

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Activities for Kids

For teens & Young Adults

Crisis support

Crisis Support

You can also be prepared by taking Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) suicide prevention training.


Register for an upcoming training.


Know the Warning Signs

Educate yourself so you can recognize warning signs of mental health conditions

Below are some common signs. For additional signs and more information, visit the NAMI website.

  • Excessive worrying or fear

  • Feeling excessively sad or low

  • Confused thinking or problems concentrating and learning

  • Extreme mood changes, including uncontrollable “highs” or feelings of euphoria

  • Prolonged or strong feelings of irritability or anger

  • Avoiding friends and social activities

  • Difficulties understanding or relating to other people

  • Changes in sleeping habits or feeling tired and low energy

  • Changes in eating habits such as increased hunger or lack of appetite

Prevent a crisis. Reach out to one of the warmlines if you need to talk.

Teach Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Skills

Help children succeed in school and life by teaching social emotional learning (skills). SEL helps them learn to manage emotions, feel empathy and build positive relationships.

Click the chart below from Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) to learn more. You can also download a PDF with detailed information.


Local resources

local resources
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