Resources

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If you feel you are in need of immediate assistance,

please call 911 or Chester County Crisis Services Center open 24/7 at 610-280-3270.

You can also call the National Suicide Hotline at 1 800 273 TALK (8255). 

Please do not leave a message for me if you feel you need help right away 

as I may not be able to respond immediately.

"However long the night, the dawn will break"

Please stay safe because you are important! 

Knowledge is Power!

The more you know, the more you can grow. Here are a few resources to help you answer some of the questions you may have about how you are feeling. 

Anxiety

What is anxiety?  

https://www.aacap.org//AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/The-Anxious-Child-047.aspx

Why are more teens suffering from anxiety? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/11/magazine/why-are-more-american-teenagers-than-ever-suffering-from-severe-anxiety.html

Anxiety Books for Children

When worries get to big by Kari Dunn Buron

Depression

 

 

 

What is depression? 

https://www.helpguide.org/articles/depression/parents-guide-to-teen-depression.htm

Depression Books for Children

Sleep

 

 

 

 

Children and sleep, why it is important, how to get it, and more practical tips  

https://www.sleepfoundation.org/children-and-sleep

How much sleep do we need? 

https://www.sleepfoundation.org/children-and-sleep/how-much-sleep-do-kids-need

 

Weight / Lifestyle Management

 

Childhood Overweight and Obesity

https://www.cdc.gov/obesity/childhood/index.html

Children and healthy weight 

https://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children/index.html

 

Nutrition recommendations

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/

Physical activity for everyone

https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/basics/index.htm?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fphysicalactivity%2Feveryone%2Fguidelines%2Findex.html

Therapy

 

 

What is therapy and what do you do? 

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/finding-therapist.html

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

What is Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

https://effectivechildtherapy.org/therapies/cognitive-behavioral-therapy/

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