Mental Health Matters

Everyone feels stressed, anxious or worried sometimes and young children are no different! We’ve got some awesome resources that will help you talk to your little ones about mental health.

Four Signs Your Child May be Struggling

Dr. Kyle Pruett, Clinical Professor of Child Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and Educational Advisory Board member, shares some signs you can look for if you’re concerned about your child’s mental health.

Name Your Emotions

Teach your child about different emotions with our downloadable feelings chart. When children can name emotions they feel much more in control, and it makes big feelings less scary. Download the chart from one of the links below.

DIY Sensory Bottle

Sensory bottles are a great tool to have on hand when your child needs some quiet time to calm down and self-regulate. Depending on your child’s age, ask them to help you make it so that they can include their favorite things!*

*All activities should be supervised by an adult.

How to Support Your Child’s Mental Health

Dr. Jack Maypole, Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and Educational Advisory Board member, offers helpful guidance  on how you can support your child’s mental wellbeing.

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