Online screening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to determine whether you are experiencing symptoms of a mental health condition. The Parent Test is for parents of young people to determine if their child’s emotions, attention, or behaviors might be signs of a problem. Following screening, you will be provided with information, resources and tools to help you understand and improve your mental health.
When you’ve decided to seek help, knowing what resources are available and where to start can be tricky. Answer the questions below to help you figure out your options for getting help.
Families everywhere are struggling to care for (and homeschool!) children cut off from their normal routines and activities during the coronavirus crisis. Kids with ADHD may need extra structure and support to manage attention and behavior challenges and keep on track with learning in this challenging situation. Here are suggestions from ADHD experts for helping kids with ADHD weather this storm.
“Much has been written about the mental health challenges young people are facing in 2020. The health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, changes in learning, missed milestones, and the racial reckoning in the United States have exacerbated an already existing mental health crisis.
In addition to the great need, there are many barriers to supporting young people’s mental health. Yet, young people are often not consulted in designing and allocating mental health services and resources. To have the greatest impact now and in the future, young people’s leadership and lived experience are critical. We must build on what has helped them and invest in what they feel would empower them to change their mental health and their communities’ mental health.
Mental Health America’s (MHA’s) new report, Young People’s Mental Health in 2020: Hope, Advocacy, and Action for the Future, shares the perspectives of 1,906 14-24-year-olds who completed the Young People’s Mental Health Survey.”
These brief, practical guidelines were developed to help parents intervene with suicidal or self-injurous youth. The guidelines are available for English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean. audiences