Counseling Resources

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Our Top Picks for Mental Health Apps

Where there’s a shortage of any service, there’s an app to help ease the burden, and mental health is no different. These apps can provide immediate assistance for a child in crisis and start teaching coping skills:

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Virtual Hope Box provides tools for coping, relaxation, distraction, and positive thinking. Available on iOS and Android.

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Mindshift offers an anxiety check-in and helps adjust thinking. Available on iOS and Android.

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Depression

If you’re parenting a child with depression, take heart. There are abundant resources, strategies, and support options. Our counselors have curated their favorites.

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ADHD

Attention and hyperactivity disorders require strategy, practice, and support to manage. Our counseling team has collected their best tips and tools here.

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Anxiety

There is hope and a wide array of resources for managing anxiety. Our mental health team has collected their best tools and materials in this list.

Articles by FFP Counselors

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Building Resilience to Stress in our Kids!

Stress can occur at any age; even children can experience it. Whether it’s school, extra-curricular activities, or social relationships, learning stress management skills can be helpful. Here are some suggestions to help alleviate stress in children and ways to help them cope as they get older.

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Social Media and Internet Safety:

Social Media and Internet safety is a valid concern for parents. With nearly limitless ability to connect online, it is important to set rules and boundaries and educate children on potential dangers.

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Group Therapy

Co-ed DBT Skills for Ages 11-15

This group will focus on the four components of DBT, or dialectical behavior therapy. Participants will learn about emotion regulation, mindfulness, and more. 

Thursdays 4pm to 5pm | 8 Weeks, beginning February 2.