A brief guide to digital mental health resources for parents, including crisis support services, information sites, apps, online programs and phone supports.
This factsheet is designed for mental health professionals to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. Others are welcome to use or share this resource for general information purposes only and within the scope of their professional role.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about parenting and suggests several digital mental health resources that are suitable for helping parents take care of their own mental health, provide parenting tools and resources to help care for their children.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Crisis support services.
- Information websites providing comprehensive information about parenting.
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Apps and online programs providing treatment for parents.
The factsheet also includes digital mental health options for helping young people.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to give the clients and patients or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
You may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients facing difficult behaviour or mental health issues in their children and adolescents, who you feel would benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for parents.
Current as at 23 February 2023.
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