NAMI Ending the Silence is an engaging presentation that helps audience members learn about the warning signs of mental health conditions and what steps to take if you or a loved one are showing symptoms of a mental health condition.
Screening is delivered directly to user on familiar technology. Heads Up Checkup works on any internet-connected device. Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, Desktop. Mac, PC, iOS, Android. Screens for thoughts and behaviors associated with drug/alcohol abuse, self-harm including suicide, bullying and being bullied, harm to others, and dangerous behavior involving weapons. Includes questions about stress factors, relational conflicts or abuse, and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Includes symptoms for over 20 common mental health disorders in one instrument. Statements are presented about habits, feelings, and behavior. Some responses will trigger additional questions. Responses within normal limits won’t trigger additional questions. This “smart technology” makes every screening unique.
Offers parents and caregivers information to help support their surviving children after the death of a sibling due to substance use or overdose. This fact sheet includes information for parents and caregivers on helping children cope with stigma and shame, understanding the wide range of reactions that each family member may experience, coping with how substance use influences the family over time, adapting to loss, and prioritizing self-care and support for themselves.
Offers military parents information about military youth suicide, including how to talk to your child about suicide, warning signs that your child may be suicidal, helpful responses by age group, as well as evidence-based treatments for suicidal youth. It also includes information on how to address your needs as a parent.
Free developmental screening tool for children in Orange County