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:
SafeUT is excellent for getting help in a mental health crisis or getting anonymous help for a friend or child.
If you’re parenting a child with depression, take heart. There are abundant resources, strategies, and support options. Our counselors have curated their favorites.
Attention and hyperactivity disorders require strategy, practice, and support to manage. Our counseling team has collected their best tips and tools here.
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
Helping Kids and Teens Manage Anxiety
Recognizing the difference between feelings of worry and chronic anxiety in children can be difficult. Children experience a wide range of emotions and may feel overwhelmed by school, extracurricular activities, and more. This article offers tips on recognizing childhood anxiety and suggestions on treating it.
More than the Baby Blues: When Parents Struggle, Help is Available – Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders
It is common to experience symptoms of baby blues after childbirth; however, if symptoms persist or worsen, it is critical to speak with your provider. Here are some signs to look out for and resources for struggling parents.
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.
Teen Depression: Co-ed Group Therapy for Children Ages 14-17
Wednesdays 3pm to 4pm | 8 Weeks, beginning May 3, 2023.