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Mental Health Topics
The emotional impact of traumatic events can have devastating effects on the mental well-being of individuals of all ages. For many, it is easy to focus all energies on helping other people or on maintaining daily schedules and routines. Although these efforts deserve attention, it is important to remember to take care of yourself and to monitor your own emotions during difficult times. more...
Youth Violence Prevention
CMHS youth violence prevention efforts focus on the collective involvement of families, communities, and schools to build resiliency to disruptive behavior disorders (for example, oppositional defiant disorder, conduct disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
Children and Families
Like adults, children and adolescents can have mental health disorders that
interfere with the way they think, feel, and act. When untreated, mental
health disorders can lead to school failure, family conflicts, drug abuse,
violence, and even suicide. Untreated mental health disorders can be very
costly to families, communities, and the health care system. more...
Additional Mental Health Topics