Mothers and mental health: “As a mom, I can sometimes feel like a shadow of myself”
We don’t hear enough about mothers and mental health. This essay offers
KDKA: Teen mental health is getting new attention
Teen mental health is getting valuable attention in Pittsburgh and beyond. Check out KDKA’s report.
Through ‘Listen, Lucy,’ Jordan Corcoran is helping local teens understand mental health
The Listen, Lucy program brings valuable mental health information and encouragement to local schools and beyond.
What is mindfulness? This easy guide can help families throughout the new year.
How can families practice mindfulness? This quick guide explains.
Chill Project opens first space for elementary students in Carnegie
Each Chill Room comes with an AHN-licensed counselor or social worker who is there full-time to help students.
Practical tips for easing kids’ social media anxiety
Our friends at Common Sense Media share great advice for helping kids handle social media anxiety.
How better sleep can bring better mental health for Pittsburgh’s kids and parents
Advice from Pitt’s Sleep Center that can help the whole family feel happier and healthier.
Guest editor Julius Boatwright on community mental health and how we can help young people be well
Expert advice on helping your children — and yourself — be mentally healthy and well.
Public Source: Activism beyond trends — How I went from a teenage reposter to a real world advocate
This local high schooler took his activism from social media to the real world in order to advocate for mental health awareness.
Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: How can your school help you and your kids?
Schools have a wide range of resources available to help kids and their families with mental health.
Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What do we mean when we talk about kids’ mental health?
There is plenty of information and support now available to help families cultivate the best possible mental health.
Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: What are warning signs of mental health difficulties in kids?
If heightened emotions seem to get in the way of their daily life, or a child seems very frequently angry or sad, it’s important to investigate further.
Kidsburgh Mental Health Guide: Where parents can access community services
Fortunately, there are many good — and in many cases free — sources of mental health support in Pittsburgh.
Want help with family stress and anxiety? Take this mental health first-aid class.
A virtual first aid kit, the course gives users tips for identifying depression, anxiety and other mental conditions.
Mental health is a back-to-school priority for kids of all ages
Consider these helpful notes on mental health and social-emotional wellness from the “So Now What?” back-to-school series.
6 ways to support kids’ mental health right now
As the pandemic pushes kids’ lives even more online, their mental health depends on parental support — and a lot less anti-tech talk.
From toddlers to teens: How to help your kids get a good night’s sleep
“Sleep is like a bank account — you only have so much to withdraw.”
What you should know about cyberbullying: It’s on the rise amid the pandemic.
Kids are almost always one step ahead of their parents in terms of technology.
Pittsburgh kids fight the stigma of mental health with a powerful peer-to-peer program
Through the Stand Together Against the Stigma program, students and teachers are seeing the culture of their schools change,
Just breathe! Kids ease their anxiety as families practice mindfulness
From kindergarten kids to professional athletes, mindfulness has never been more mainstream. With good reason.