What is a grounding kit? Learn how to make this tool that can help with emotional regulation.
Photo above courtesy of Heather Hackett By Heather Hackett Grounding is a term sometimes used interchangeably with centering. Each refers to strategies that help a person focus their attention on […]
At Café Momentum, teens learn lessons in restauranteering — and life.
Photo above courtesy of Café Momentum. We’ve heard a lot about the uptick in violence among young people in the Pittsburgh region recently including shootings and fights in all kinds […]
Human Services Center Mon Valley has helped families for 40 years, and they’re just getting started
The Human Services Center was established in 1982 as a human services “mall” with a mission to fight poverty.
It’s not just about the kids: 5 expert tips for parents on navigating holiday stress and sadness
Holiday stress and sadness can make this season feel less than jolly. This advice may help.
Expert advice: How to help teenagers with anxiety
Strategies and insight from the Counseling & Wellness Center of Pittsburgh.
New group therapy option for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh begins at UPMC
This new 10-week group therapy program is designed for LGBTQ+ teens in Pittsburgh.
Little Otter brings a new mental health resource to the Pittsburgh region
At the moment, there is no waiting list for mental healthcare from Little Otter.
Local and national LGBTQIA+ resources for youth and parents
In Pittsburgh and beyond, these resources are available to offer information and support.
Advice from experts on talking with kids about mass shootings
Talking with kids about shootings can be difficult. These ideas and resources can help.
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 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.