Treatment and support:

Getting support

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You’re Not Alone: Finding a Support System when Your Child Struggles with Mental Illness

When children are sick with physical illnesses like cancer, the entire community rallies around the family. Friends bring casseroles, offer to watch the child’s siblings…
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Pastoral Care and Mental Illness

Understanding mental illness and how to help a loved one experiencing it is a difficult challenge for friends and family… and clergy. In times of struggle and crisis, many…
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at the intersection of faith and mental health

For many of us, our spiritual leaders are a natural first place to turn in times of mental health challenges. They know us and our families, they are often a comforting…
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how to afford mental health treatment

Navigating the sometimes-complicated pathways to get to the right care for a child experiencing mental health issues can be frustrating. Once you do find the care your…
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De-Escalating a Dangerous Situation: SAPD’s Crisis Intervention Training

De-Escalating a Dangerous Situation: SAPD’s Crisis Intervention Training

San Antonio Police Department’s Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) is a local initiative to improve the way law enforcement and the community respond to people experiencing mental health crises.
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Yes Waiver: Next Steps.

Our previous post introduced you to the Yes Waiver, the State sponsored program for children and adolescents…
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Be YES Aware: Help when things look desperate.

When a child or teen has a mental disorder, it doesn’t just affect the diagnosed, but all members of the family, and all aspects of family life. And if the mental health…
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