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Mental Health Resources

This page will contain helpful information for parents in their role of raising their children with articles on mental health issues, and other items that parents want to know about.

Mental Health Resources


Spirituality and Mental Health - Catholic Central - Can you "pray away" mental illness? Is there hope for people who commit suicide? Kai and Libby discuss the Catholic Church's teaching on mental illness, and what you can do if you find that you and others are struggling with it.

Washington County Crisis Intervention Team -  for confidential mental health assistance call 1-866-906-6565 Toll Free  - 24 hours a day/7 days a week - run by Washington County Human Services Department.



Positive Image Center of Washington County Website - Contains helpful information about teen and family support groups and activities in Washington County.  They have a teen support group that meets at Perc Place (Coffee Shop Side) in Hartford, every Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 pm.  For more information, or to register, please contact Rebekah at 262.338.1323 or 262.339.1235, or

Positive Image Center Newletter

SAVE - Suicide Awareness Voices of Education.  SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide.  SAVE's work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide.

Strength of Us Website provides links to youth discussion groups, blogs for sharing your story (OK2Talk, You Are Not Alone), and information about a mobile app (NAMI AIR) for story sharing, support, etc.

Teens Health Website is a safe, private place for teens who need honest, accurate information and advice about health, emotions, and life.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Website contains helpful articles about events in the news as well as information on mental health diagnosis.

Jesus's Forgotten Commandment: Forgive Yourself - from The Franciscans

Preventing Bullying in our Schools and Communities through Social and Emotional Learning - from

Signs to Spot and Steps to Take to Prevent Suicide - Dr. Tim Elmore

4 Tips for Age-Appropriate Drug Education for Kids - Recovery Village (Website also has additional addition recovery resources)




13 Reasons Why: How to Talk to Your Teens About the Show by Dr. Tim Elmore, CEO Growing Leaders

Facts About Teens, Suicide And '13 Reasons Why' -

Thirteen Reasons Why Talking Points by Suicide Awareness Voices of Education

13 Reasons Why’s Controversial Depiction of Teen Suicide Has School Counselors Picking Up the Pieces by Marissa Martinelli,

Schools superintendent: Students are harming themselves and citing ’13 Reasons Why’ by Valerie Strauss, Washington Post

'13 Reasons Why' spreads suicide like a disease: Column by Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz in USA Today.  Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz is the founding president of the Child Mind Institute

Is '13 Reasons Why' more controversial than other depictions of suicide? by Kelly Lawler, USA TODAY

TV Review: ‘13 Reasons Why’ on Netflix by Variety Magazine