Mental Health Family Resources
DePelchin wants to make it easy for families to access information about mental health and parenting topics. The following resources have been compiled and developed by DePelchin professionals.
The American Academy for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) has developed Facts for Families to provide concise and up-to-date information on issues that affect children, teenagers and their families. These fact sheets are available in English and Spanish. Visit the AACAP website to view the list of topics.
Parenting with the Pros provides parents with a unique opportunity to hear directly from DePelchin experts on issues relating to caring for kids. This series is intended to equip participants with the tools they need to be a better parent – and learn more about the services available at DePelchin to help all children. View past Parenting with the Pros sessions and download our tip sheets.
DePelchin has compiled a list of organizations offering information or assistance related to mental health. DePelchin assumes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the material they provide. View the list of Community Resources.
Child traumatic stress occurs when children and adolescents are exposed to traumatic events or traumatic situations that overwhelm their ability to cope. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) has developed fact sheets and Q&A documents to help explain childhood trauma and its effects. Visit the NCTSN website to view the list of topics.
Hurricanes have touched many lives, and the impact on children can have a life-long effect. DePelchin has developed Hurricanes and Mental Health/A Family Guide to Emotional Well-Being After the Storm to help parents and caregivers of children affected by a hurricane. Download our Family Guide and learn more about hurricane trauma.