Talking to Children about Self-Harming Behaviors: Info for Parents/Caregivers

ACMHS's Meghan Magone, program manager for the Parenting with Love and Limits program at ACMHS, recommends the following resources for parents/caregivers for talking to their children about self-harming behavior and suicide. Local Crisis Line: 907-563-3200 National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 - an LGBTQ specific hotline LGBTQ youth … Read More

Earthquakes & Mental Health – Resources for families

National Child Traumatic Stress Network - https://www.nctsn.org/what-is-child-trauma/trauma-types/disasters/earthquake-resources USGS Earthquake ABC's - https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/abc/parents/a.php American Academy of CHild & Adolescent Psychiatry … Read More

Resources for parents when talking to children about trauma

Below are some links to papers released by the National Child Trauam Institute in the wake of recent events.  Included are tips on how to talk to children about trauma and resources for parents.  Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected. Tip Sheet for Youth Talking to Journalists about the Shooting Talking to Children about the Shooting Psychological Impact of the Recent … Read More