Happy Mother’s Day

The fact that Mother’s Day is here just as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week comes to a close has my head spinning. In my world, as a mental health advocate …

Sharing Our Stories: Jenny

I remember being at a screening of No Letting Go and realizing, for the first time, that I wasn’t alone.  I had just come from the most difficult three years …

Sharing Our Stories: Brenda

I have 2 children.  My oldest, now 23, was a quirky child, but a brilliant student, very polite, and very happy.  Until she wasn’t. Around the age of 13, her …

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

May 5th to May 11th! We are excited to join our national partner, National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health, in celebrating Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week.  In addition …

Letter From a Mom – Part Three

Foreword by Randi Silverman The pain you feel as a parent when your child is deeply struggling, in a hospital, confronting a life threatening condition, is indescribable. The silence around …

Parents Pay it Forward

Foreword by Randi Silverman: I am thrilled to share this guest blog from Jay Boll, the father of a child with serious mental health challenges. Jay poignantly describes how difficult …

Letter From a Mom – Part Two

Foreword by Randi Silverman: It’s easy to forget that our children who struggle with anxiety, depression, or other mental health challenges are actually incredibly strong. It’s confusing, because they often …

Finding Support when your child is struggling

In a world where parents and caregivers help each other navigate the wide-range of challenges associated with raising our children, why do we feel so alone and overwhelmed when our …

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Letter From a Mom:

Katherine’s Story – Part One Foreword by Randi Silverman: I recently had the privilege of speaking to an audience of over 100 people for a community conversation about youth mental …