In some instances, a child who has experienced trauma or another mental health challenge may struggle to cope as they get older. If your child seems to be battling feelings of hopelessness, sadness or difficult behaviors, consider seeking the help of a mental health provider in Stark County.
You can ask your child’s pediatrician for referrals and guidance throughout the process of seeking services. This may include direct counseling for the child or family and community-based treatment. If a child has lost a loved one, consider working with a health care professional who knows how to support children who are grieving.
School settings can be one place where the need for mental health consultation and/or treatment services is observed. Use the Stark County Schools Mental Health Directory for more information.
Every child has unique needs when it comes to maintaining mental health, and there are many treatment options available in Stark County. Read below to learn more.
If a child you know is experiencing an urgent mental health concern, call the Stark County crisis hotline right away for immediate interventions, information and referrals.
Mobile behavioral health services are available 24/7 for children in their homes, at school and in various other community settings.
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