The More You Know, The More Equipped You Are to Battle Teen Mental Health Issues
Use any of the following mental health support tools in conjunction with our treatment plan to help your child overcome their struggles, do well in school, and go on to achieve their full potential.
Mental Health Screening Tools
As one of the most trusted sources for mental health support and information, Mental Health America (MHA) provides several tests to give you a snapshot of your child’s mental health. These may be a great way to begin your journey to getting your child the mental health support they need.
Amanda Scott’s Recognizing Signs of ADHD
Amanda Scott, LCPC, NCC, a compassionate therapist from our Dayrise team, has compiled an in-depth resource to guide parents through recognizing both inattentive and hyperactive types of ADHD, along with insights into executive functioning and emotional challenges related to the condition. Dive into Amanda’s thoughtful exploration and equip yourself with the knowledge to navigate these complex waters together with your loved one.
Downloadable Mental Health Resources
The National Institute of Mental Health is another reliable source of mental health information. Download these helpful mental health support tools and give them to your child’s family, friends, and other members of their support network to help them better understand and support your child’s mental health concerns.
- Anxiety Disorders
- Live Better, Together!
- Help for Mental Illness
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
- Suicide Prevention
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- The List: Supportive Resources for Trans+ Individuals
- Dayrise Parent Guide
- Best Practices For Sleep
- Indications of Progress in Therapy
- Interventions to Aid in Symptom Relief: How Parents Can Help
- Navigating the School: How to Approach Mental Health Discussions
- Monitoring the Physical Symptoms
- Warning Signs: What to Look Out For
- Integration of Exercise Intervention for Mental Health
- The Importance of Nutrition and Mental Health
- FAQ Library
- Having a Healthy Relationship with Your Teen
- Anger Outburst: What Do I Do as Parent
- Parental Stressors: Having a Child with Mental Health Struggles
- Parents: How to Take Care of Yourself While also Supporting Your Child
- Setting Boundaries as a Parent
Mental Health Articles, News & More
- The Recovery Village: Mental Health News
- 5 Tips from Experts on Taking a Mental Health Break from College
Mental Health America Back-to-School Outreach Toolkit
- Resource List
- Adult Fact Sheet: Social Belonging and Confidence
- Adult Fact Sheet: When Young People Lose Someone
- Adult Fact Sheet: When Home Life is Hard
- Youth Fact Sheet: Fitting in and Self Esteem
- Youth Fact Sheet: Losing Someone You Care About
- Youth Fact Sheet: Tips for Processing Grief
- Youth Fact Sheet: When Home Life is Hard
- Youth Fact Sheet: Social Media and Mental Health
- Social Media Cheat Sheet Infographic for Adults
Mental Health America 2023 Mental Health Month Toolkit
- Fact Sheet MHM: The Oudoors & Nature
- Fact Sheet MHM: Safe and Stable Housing
- Fact Sheet MHM: Neigborhoods & Towns
- Fact Sheet MHM: Healthy Home Environments
- Ebook Presentation: Does Your Teen or Young Adult Need Help?
- Mental Health in Athletes Presentation
- Motivating Your Teen Presentation
- Mental Health and Self Care Presentation
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation Video
- Suicide Prevention Month Presentation
- Neuropsych Testing Overview and Benefits (Piece by Piece and Dayrise Wellness)
Mental Health Data & Statistics
- Are the Kids Alright? Data on the Mental Health of Young People
- NAMI Suicide Prevention Statistics
- College Students and Depression
- Exercise and Reducing the Risk of Suicide Data
- 2023 Pride and Mental Health Kit from Mental Health America
- Exploring and Affirming Your Gender from MHA
- Affirming Your Loved One’s Gender Exploration and Identity from MHA
- Providing Gender Affirming Mental Health Care from MHA
Recursos en Español (Spanish Resources)
Kit de Herramientas El Mes de la Salud Mental
- Hoja Informativa: Aire Libre y Naturaleza
- Hoja Informativa: Vivienda Segura y Estable
- Hoja Informativa: Vecindarios y Ciudades
- Hoja Informativa: Ambientes Saludables en El Hogar
Popular Online Mental Health Blogs
The following mental health blogs provide motivation, information, and support for people living with mental illness and their families. Investing your time into reading mental health blogs and the comments of others just like you will help you feel less alone in your battle against your child’s mental health struggles.
This incredibly vast mental health resource provides support for people living with mental health disorders. Covering over 6,000 topics primarily authored by those struggling, you’ll get a glimpse of what it feels like to have depression, anxiety, and other mental health issues.
With real stories to educate and inspire people living with OCD, their families, and therapists, this is a beneficial mental health resource. Not only does it provide support through their blog, but they also have a popular podcast that has been downloaded over 2 million times.
One of the most helpful mental health blogs for those struggling with mental health issues, the Love and Life Toolbox includes mental health resources for fostering emotional wellness and healthy relationships. Founded by Lisa Brookes Kift, MFT, this blog also contains courses, consultations, and tons of helpful content.
Originally a blog about her accounts of experiencing bipolar disorder, this blog has grown to be a popular and respected mental health resource. Natasha Tracy is an award-winning writer, speaker, and social media consultant who shares her quality insights into bipolar disorder.
Need More Mental Health Support?
Whether you are in our area or not, we’re here to help guide you in the right direction when it comes to finding help for your child with mental illness. We believe in the importance of ending the negative stigma surrounding mental health and want to assist anyone looking for help.
If you think your teen suffers from depression or anxiety, contact us right away, and we’ll help you determine the next steps to getting the help your child needs.