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New Flyers in 5 Languages Address Mental Health for Children and Teens

November 3, 2021

Three leading U.S. pediatric health organizations declared a state of emergency in youth mental health on October 19, 2021. We want to take this opportunity to share several new flyers from Seattle Children’s intended to help families find a qualified and available mental health counselor for their child. We encourage our provider partners in the community to share them with patients and families.

FLYER 1 (long version, 1 page): “Washington’s Mental Health Referral Service for Children and Teens: 4 Important Things to Know About Our Service”

FLYER 2 (short version, 1 page): “Washington’s Mental Health Service for Children and Teens”(English Only)

Seattle Children’s has extensive resources for mental health care on our online mental health hub, including:

Might my child have a mental health problem?

Common mental health problems and resources

Read more about the following by clicking here and scrolling down about one-third of the webpage:

  • ADHD
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder

How do I get care for my child?

How can I support my child with emotion/behavior issues?

How can I learn to recognize when my child is upset, why and what helps them cope?

How can I make my home safer for my child with a mental health problem?