Resources: Mental Health

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Reduce Underage Drinking by Examining the Parents Relationship With Alcohol

The website checkyourdrinking.net is a great online tool to evaluate your relationship with alcohol in a realistic and straightforward manner. The website colle… [Read More]

The ”choking game” – a fact sheet for parents

The “choking game”, what is it? It is not a comfortable topic to address but it does happen more than we realize. Attached is a nice, easy to read fact sheet ab… [Read More]

Is there support for mental health initiatives in school? Michigan parents say “yes!”

Posted March 26th, 2012 Recent headlines in the news regarding school violence and bullying are an ongoing reminder of the potential dangers of not addressing t… [Read More]

VIDEO Prescription for Play: how the simple act of allowing kids to play creates successful adults

I think this is the best video I’ve ever seen on the importance of play. This YouTube video called Prescription for Play provides remarkable insight into how th… [Read More]

Teen Suicide Prevention Resources

A new multimedia teen suicide prevention campaign was launched by the federal government’s Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on… [Read More]

Tips For Talking To Your Kids About Puberty, Sexuality-Related Issues, Communication and Relationships

A toolkit is now available for just $5.  The kit includes games that encourage communication and a magnet with more than 30 keywords to keep conversations on-go… [Read More]

5 Fast Diabetes Facts

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in school-aged children, affecting about 1 in every 400 to 500 young people less than 20 years of age. Signs… [Read More]

The Center for Health and Health Care In Schools Parents’ Resource Center

A helpful website: www.healthinschools.org The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a nonpartisan resource center at The George Washington Un… [Read More]

Helpful Websites For Information on Mental Illness

We Can Help Us – www.reachout.com American Psychological Association – www.apa.org The American Psychiatric Association – www.psych.org The National Institute o… [Read More]

Suggested Books on Dealing with Mental Illness

The Adolescent Depression Workbook Mary Ellen Copeland & Dr. Stuart Copans. Brattleboro, Vermont: Peach Press (1998). Help Me, I’m Sad: Recognizing, Treatin… [Read More]

Five Questions to Help Parents Learn What Emotional and Behavioral Assistance is Available in Schools for Your Child

The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools Aides Children in Need of Help for Emotional Problems The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools provides… [Read More]