Mental Health

Mental Health

Mental health is about the child's mind. A child's mental health is as important as his or her physical health.

Topics on children's mental health include:

  • bipolar disorder
  • childhood disintegrative disorder
  • crisis intervention
  • depression
  • elective mutism
  • firesetting
  • managing violent behavior
  • manic depressive illness
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • self injurious behavior
  • self stimulating behavior
  • suicide
  • trichotillomania

More information

Depression in Children - English | Spanish

The Emily Center Bipolar Disorder Packet Table of Contents - English

Visit these websites for more information:

Bipolar Disorder - - National Alliance on Mental Illness

Facts for Families - American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Going to a Therapist - Teens Health, The Nemours Foundation

Help for Families - The Tourette Syndrome Association

Mental Health First Aid - Division of Behavioral Health Services - AZDHS

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