Children, Teens and Mental Health: Where and When to Seek Help

Amid growing concerns for children’s mental health during the pandemic era, more than a quarter of parents say their adolescent-aged child has seen a mental health specialist – with nearly 60% of those reporting a visit within the past year – a new national poll suggests.

But screening and navigating the mental health care system remains difficult for many parents. While almost all parents say they’re confident they would recognize a possible mental health issue in their child, much fewer say their child is regularly screened for mental health by their provider or that it’s easy to get the care they need once they recognize a problem. Experts from HMHI will discuss youth diagnosis, strategies, and skills for parents that can help create positive change within families.

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May 12, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Huntsman Mental Health Institute (HMHI)
Virtual Discussion