Guidance & Nurturing

Mental Health

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (webpage) - WI Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Board provides reports outlining the impact ACEs have on child development.

WI Knows: Children's Mental Health Matters Toolkit (pdf) - Provides materials for communities throughout the state to use to pr the positive mental health of all their children.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (website) - SAMHSA housed within the US Dept. of Health & Human Services provides resources to schools & communities in order to support Children's Mental Health Awareness Days.

Tips for Talking With and Helping Children & Youth Cope After a Disaster or Traumatic Event (pdf) This guide from SAMHSA provides parents, caregivers & teachers tips & strategies for supporting children of all ages to cope with traumatic events and disasters. The guide is divided into age ranges and lists other available resources.

Parenting Counts (website) - Offers research-based resources to support parents & caregivers in raising social & emotionally healthy children

Children's Mental Health Awareness Packet (pdf) - 2011 Information on children's mental health developed for Children's Mental Health Awareness week. Topics include emotions, tantrums, stress, tips for parents, promoting well-being, a book list & additional resources.


Updated 3/6/2018

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