Often a result of difficult situations, such as divorce or incarceration, custody cases are stressful – especially for children. The outcome of the custody case determines the child’s primary caregiver, where they will live, the school they will attend and who they will spend holidays with. There is a lot to decide and the changes can take a major emotional toll and affect children’s mental health.
Fortunately, with emotional support from providers in Stark County, caregivers and children can learn to cope, heal and help each other throughout the entire process. Individual and family counseling can address the emotional strain created throughout the court proceedings and identify any other underlying mental health concerns. Find child custody counselors and resources below.
If the stress of your child custody case has created an urgent mental health concern, contact the crisis hotline right away. Referral specialists are available to provide free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.