The National Council released a new video series on GRIT (Guts, Resilience, Identification & Treatment) to celebrate National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week featuring insight from Ben Shapiro, Dr. Harold Koplewicz, Dr. Mary McKay and Dr. John Kane. Visit the National Council For Behavorial Health site to watch the full videos or download the GRIT graphic to share on your social media platforms.
Get facts on the state of children’s mental health in America from the Children’s Mental Health Report from the Child Mind Institute’s Speak Up for Kids campaign.
Youth Mental Health First Aid can help teachers, school administration, coaches, faith leaders and many more who work with youth recognize early signs of mental illness and substance use, provide support in possible crises and refer young people to professional help or other resources.
The SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions presented Consultation for Kids: Models of Psychiatric Consultation in Pediatric Primary Care on May 4 to review how a busy clinician can effectively tap into psychiatric consultation to provide high quality mental health care. View the presentation and recording online.