AACAP's Facts for Families provides concise up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families. Included in this guide is new research on effective treatments for child and adolescent depression. The goal of the guide is to help parents make informed decisions about getting the best care for a child or adolescent with depression. These apps can be helpful tools for people with depression.
Addiction Resources for Children, Teens, Parents and the Community
Parenting skills: Tips for raising teens - Mayo Clinic
Parenting a teenager is never easy. You may despair over failed attempts to communicate, the endless fights, and the open defiance—not to mention the moodiness, the intense emotions, and the impulsive and reckless conduct. Sometimes it may be hard to believe, but no, your teenager is not an alien being from a distant planet. Your teen may be taller than you and seem mature in some respects, but often they are simply unable to think things through on an adult level. Hormones produced during the physical changes of adolescence can further complicate things.
Parent and Guardian Resources
Suicide is in the news and in popular entertainment now more than ever, especially in regard to teens. There were approximately , teen year-olds suicide deaths over the 40 year period between through , the most recent year covered by the study. Boys take their lives at times the rate of girls.
The organizations below can help you find resources and support for your child. A free confidential directory for hundreds of community resources. A statewide, public resource to connect you to treatment and recovery resources you need.