Read the stories of the children experiencing homelessness who come to Covenant House, often suffering from mental health issues such as depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and suicide attempts.
A person’s beliefs, norms, values and language affect how we perceive and experience mental health conditions. Cultural differences can influence whether or not we seek help, what type of help we seek, what coping styles and supports we have and what treatments might work for us. Provided by National Alliance On Mental Illness.
Mild to moderate stress reactions in the emergency and early post-impact phases of disaster are highly prevalent because survivors (and their families, community members, and rescue workers) accurately recognize the grave danger in disaster. Reactions can be both positive and negative, including increased resilience and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Across the country, thousands of trained NAMI volunteers bring peer-led programs to a wide variety of community settings, from churches to schools to NAMI Affiliates. With the unique understanding of people with lived experience, these programs and support groups provide outstanding free education, skills training and support.
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
The challenging behaviors of children with mental health concerns present both difficulties and opportunities for home and school. Through participation in this three-part interactive online instructional program, parents and caregivers will gain both competency and confidence in improving their child’s behavior and serving as an ongoing advocate. They will actively develop written plans for immediate use. Provided by About Special Kids.