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Mental Health

Medical Conditions

Mental health is about the child's mind. A child's mental health is as important as his or her physical health.

Topics on children's mental health include:

  • bipolar disorder
  • childhood disintegrative disorder
  • crisis intervention
  • depression
  • elective mutism
  • firesetting
  • managing violent behavior
  • manic depressive illness
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • oppositional defiant disorder
  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • self injurious behavior
  • self stimulating behavior
  • suicide
  • trichotillomania

More information

  • Depression in Children - English | Spanish
  • The Emily Center Bipolar Disorder Packet Table of Contents - English

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