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Youth mental health is quickly rising as a top concern for today’s families, and our community has been directly impacted. How can we help and become the best advocate for our children when it comes to mental health? Often, we hear about mental health when it’s too late, but the good news is there are tools to help you be proactive. From managing stress to seeking treatment for depression, let’s navigate these topics together. Get the “Mental Health” guide below.
MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
- Check in
- Be a good listener
- Don't try and fix it
- Get help early
- Take a class
- Get a mental health professional involved
- Know when it's an emergency
COMMUNICATION TIPS FOR PARENTS
- Have conversations early and often
- Observe changes in behavior
- If you do notice changes, ask directly
- Once in conversation, get more specific
- Get Consolations
- Practice self-care
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TOOLS AND RESOURCES
CHCO Pediatric Resources
Call 720-777-6200 for:
- Partial Hospitalization Program
- Intensive Outpatient Programs
- Neuropsychiatric Special Care Unit
- Eating Disorder Program
Call 720-777-6604 for:
- Juvenile Fire Setter Prevention Program
TYPES OF PMHI SERVICES
- Outpatient services
- Individual, family and group therapies
- Address behavioral, emotional and social concerns
- Medication management
- Partial hospitalization
- Structured, intensive daily programming
- Inpatient services
- 24-hour care for children and adolescents
Pediatric Mental Health Institute
The Pediatric Mental Health Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado provides the highest quality mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. We strive to deliver evidence-based, family-focused and youth-centered services that make a difference. We have an interdisciplinary team who can work with you to find the best treatment for each patient we see. Schedule an appointment and find the best doctor for your needs here.
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