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Mental Health Disorders

  • Call 1-888-866-8660
    Connects Nebraska families to help when dealing with their children’s behavioral and mental health concerns. Counselors are available 24/7 to help your family in crisis.

  • Provides easy to understand information about mental illnesses, mental health care, diagnosis, treatment and recovery, and support resources.

  • Learn more information about the different types of mental health disorders including; Social Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Depression and more.

  • The National Eating Disorders Association is a nonprofit organization that advocates for those that have been affected by eating disorders. There is a wealth of information available on their website about the different types of eating disorders.

  • Use this website to search for any mental health, physical health, safety, wellness topics and more! There is information for parents, kids, teens and educators.

  • The National Institute of Mental Health website contains useful statistics on major depression in adolescents.

  • Read about the different signs and causes of depression.

  • Teens are often faced with a significant amount of stress. This article offers tips for teens on how to manage stress as well as tips for parents on how they can help.

  • This guide provides tips for parents and teachers on how to promote resiliency in children and teens.

  • Article titled, "Anxiety and Anxiety Disorders in Children: Information for Parents"

  • The Anxiety and Depression Association of America website provides a wealth of information on anxiety, depression, and stress. This particular link will take you a page that specifically discusses anxiety and depression in children and teens.

Anxiety - Suggested Reading 

"My Anxious Mind: A Teens Guide to Manageing Anxiety and Panic" by Michael Tompkins and Katherine Martinez

CRISIS LINES:

Child & Adult Protective Services in Nebraska:  1-800-652-1999
Nebraska Problem Gamblers Hotline:  1-800-426-2537
Nebraska Drug and Alcohol Treatment Referral Hotline:  1-800-648-4444
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline:  1-800-448-3000
National Suicide Hotline:  1-800-273-8255
National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline:  1-866-331-9474
National Domestic Violence Hotline:  1-800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline:  1-800-656-4673