Click here to learn about red flags that may be a warning that your child has a mental health disorder, who might be able to help you find out if your child has a mental health problem and steps you might follow to access needed services and supports, as well as, what to expect along the way.
It can sometimes be a confusing and challenging time when you first find out your child has a mental health disorder. Although it is often a relief to finally know why your child has been struggling, it is also a time when you are trying to better understand your child’s diagnosis and the treatments and supports that are available. You may also be wondering how you can be actively involved and support your child. This section will help provide some initial information about these topics, as well as, information about what you might expect along your journey.
Accessing mental health services and supports for your child can be confusing at first. You may have multiple appointments with different people and it may be hard to keep track of it all. Knowing what to expect along the way can make the process much less stressful.This section will link you to detailed information about what to expect when accessing mental health services or when your child is in crisis.
There are so many great resources for families to get additional information about children’s mental health. Click here for a few that we really like or to suggest one that you have found helpful for you!