Social Emotional

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

Cómo Ayudar a Los Niños a Lidiar con La Ansiedad Situacional

Generalized Anxiety Disorder –

Trastorno de Ansiedad Generalizada


Stress Awareness: How Parents Can Help Their Children With Stress

Conciencia del Estrés: Cómo Pueden Los Padres Ayudar A Sus Hijos Con El Estrésés


What If My Child Has Depression?

¿Qué pasa si mi hijo tiene depresión?ón


7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens During the Coronavirus Pandemic


How to Help Young People Cope With Grief and Loss During COVID-19

Cómo ayudar a los jóvenes a sobrellevar el dolor y la pérdida durante COVID-19


When Teens Talk Of Suicide: What You Need To Know

Cuando los adolescentes hablan de suicidio: lo que necesita saber

What Do I Do If My Child Is Bullied?

¿Qué Hago Si Mi hijo Es Acosado (Le Hacen “Bullying”)?

Gaming Disorder: Is It a Real Illness? –

Desordenes del Juego

Digital Media and Body Image

Medios digitales e imagen corporal


The Importance of Sleep for Kids’ Emotional Well-being

La Importancia del Sueño para el Bienestar Emocional de los Niñosño_Bienestar

Building Mental Wellness in Children: What Parents Can Do

Desarrollar el bienestar mental en los niños: lo que los padres pueden hacer

11 Self-Care Tips for Teens and Young Adults

11 Consejos de Auto-Cuidado para Adolescentes y Adultos Jóvenesóvenes_AutoCuidado


Learning Disabilities 101

Problemas de Aprendizaje 101