IS SOMETHING WRONG WITH MY CHILD?
Is your adolescent or teen --
Depressed or Anxious…
Unmotivated, not going to school…
Addicted to electronics…
Abusing alcohol or drugs..
Self-harming, suicidal or violent?
According to the National Mental Health Association, one in five children have some sort of an emotional or behavioral disorder.
Of these children, ten percent suffer from serious emotional disturbances. In addition nearly 70 percent fail to receive any mental health assistance.
Changes in mood and behavior
Changes in hygiene
Trouble in school/refusal to go to school
Change in friends
Difficulty waking up/staying up too late
Testing (neuropsychological; academic)
Talk or thoughts of suicide
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
As a parent of a troubled teen, you may find yourself facing the overwhelming task of having to find help for your son or daughter, but not knowing where to turn. There are parents everywhere who are going through similar experiences with their adolescent children. There is good help available. We've been through it, and would like to share with you what we have learned about the many resources that are available to your family.