Well Being Resources
Lahey Children, Youth and Family Services with children, teens and their families who have emotional, behavioral or mental health challenges.
CSA (Community Service Agency) Cape Ann – Works with families who have one or more children with a serious emotional, behavioral, and or mental health challenge. Serves families in 12 towns and cities on the North Shore. 978.922.0025
Individual and Family Flexible Support Services – Offers individual youth support, family systems intervention, and youth support groups through collaboration with the Mass. Department of Mental Health. For more information contact: 978.921.1190 ×.561.
Emergency Psychiatric Services – Our mobile crisis team can see adults and families in their homes, at schools, in outpatient clinics or at your local hospital. 24/7 services. From our Salem, Lawrence, Lowell and Haverhill, sites, we serve anyone who is within these areas and the surrounding towns. Or call 1.866.523.1216.
In Home Therapy – A short-term, intensive service that works with youth and their families to stabilize crisis situations. Includes intensive family therapy, care coordination, and telephone crisis response. Print, complete and send our Intake/referral form (Word doc).
Therapeutic Mentoring – A one-on-one service for youth with significant behavioral, emotional and mental health needs. Youth work on specific skills with the support of specially-trained mentors. Please complete and send our intake/referral form. Cape Ann: 978.998.3680
Team Fourteen – A new substance use treatment service for adolescents that provides free individual, family and group treatment to Essex County youth and their families.
Children’s Friend and Family Services
Mass General Hospital - Families & Children
As the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt by students and families all across the Commonwealth and beyond, alarming numbers of young people are experiencing increasing anxiety, stress, and depression, among other mental health concerns. The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital offers free accessible, online educational information on a myriad of mental health topics so that parents and schools can better support their students.
KEY RESOURCES (in English & Spanish)
How to Help Kids Cope with Situational Anxiety – bitly.com/CC-SituationalAnxiety
Cómo Ayudar a Los Niños a Lidiar con La Ansiedad Situacional – bitly.com/CC-Ansiedad_Situacional
Generalized Anxiety Disorder – bitly.com/GADinKids
Trastorno de Ansiedad Generalizada – bitly.com/CC-GAD_Espanol
Stress Awareness: How Parents Can Help Their Children With Stress – bitly.com/StressKids
Conciencia del Estrés: Cómo Pueden Los Padres Ayudar A Sus Hijos Con El Estrés – bitly.com/CC-Estrés
What If My Child Has Depression? – bitly.com/CC-Depression
¿Qué pasa si mi hijo tiene depresión? – bitly.com/CC-Depresión
CULTURE + SOCIETY:
7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens During the Coronavirus Pandemic – bitly.com/CC-COVID-19
7 MANERAS DE APOYAR A NIÑOS Y ADOLESCENTES DURANTE LA PANDEMIA DEL CORONAVIRUS – bitly.com/CC-COVID-19-ESP
How to Help Young People Cope With Grief and Loss During COVID-19 – bitly.com/CC-COVID_Grief
Cómo ayudar a los jóvenes a sobrellevar el dolor y la pérdida durante COVID-19 – bitly.com/CC-COVID_Dolor
When Teens Talk Of Suicide: What You Need To Know – bitly.com/CC-SuicidePrevention
Cuando los adolescentes hablan de suicidio: lo que necesita saber – bitly.com/CC-Suicidio
What Do I Do If My Child Is Bullied? – bitly.com/ChildBullied
¿Qué Hago Si Mi hijo Es Acosado (Le Hacen “Bullying”)? – bitly.com/CC-Bullying_Acosado
Gaming Disorder: Is It a Real Illness? – bitly.com/GamingKids
Desordenes del Juego – bitly.com/CC-Desordenes_Juego
Digital Media and Body Image – bitly.com/Media_BodImage
Medios digitales e imagen corporal – bitly.com/CC-ImagenCorporal
HEALTHY LIVING for INCREASING RESILIENCE:
The Importance of Sleep for Kids’ Emotional Well-being – bitly.com/SleepforKids
La Importancia del Sueño para el Bienestar Emocional de los Niños – bitly.com/CC-Sueño_Bienestar
Building Mental Wellness in Children: What Parents Can Do – bitly.com/ClayWellness
Desarrollar el bienestar mental en los niños: lo que los padres pueden hacer – bitly.com/CC-Bienestar_Mental
11 Self-Care Tips for Teens and Young Adults – bitly.com/Teens_SelfCare
11 Consejos de Auto-Cuidado para Adolescentes y Adultos Jóvenes – bitly.com/CC-Jóvenes_AutoCuidado
LEARNING + ATTENTION ISSUES:
Learning Disabilities 101 – bitly.com/Learn_Dif
Problemas de Aprendizaje 101 – bitly.com/CC-Problemas_Aprendizaje