Resources for Parents
There are a number of fact sheets and webinars that provide information on topics and services that are relevant to parents who have children and youth with mental health needs. Please feel free to contact us for more information at (608) 249-7188.
Learn More about Supporting Your Children
There are many resources for parents and caregivers who want to know more about children’s mental health. Learn about how to:
- Recognizing mental health problems in children: Learn more about how they are affected, and what you can do to help them get through stressful situations
- Diagnosing and treating children with mental health problems: Is a fact sheet that addresses common questions about diagnosis and treatment options for children with mental illnesses.
- Talking to children and youth after a disaster or traumatic event: Will help parents, caregivers, and teachers learn some common reactions, respond in a helpful way, and know when to seek support.
Get Help for Your Child
Seek immediate assistance if you think your child is in danger of harming themselves or others. You can call the Dane County crisis line at 608-280-2600 or the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
If your child is in need of community mental health services you can find help in your area.