A CHOC expert helps parents navigate different scenarios of discussing childhood mental illness and how to offer destigmatizing responses.
Post-holiday blues: Depression and returning from winter break
For kids, returning back to school after the fun of the holidays can make them feel depressed or sad. A CHOC expert offers ways to help.
How to access therapy and mental health support for kids and teens
CHOC experts answer frequently asked questions about accessing mental health resources like therapy and counseling for kids and teens.
Mental health support leads to supporting others: Sophie’s story
After Sophie received support for anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and disordered eating at CHOC, she strived to help others.
Coping with a child’s cancer diagnosis: helpful techniques for parents, kids and siblings
A child’s cancer diagnosis can be difficult for the whole family. A CHOC expert offers coping techniques for kids, parents and siblings.
Seeking Joy: A mental health journey
With help from CHOC, Joy and their family received the tools they need to cope with mental health challenges and accomplish their goals.
What is ‘high-functioning depression’ and ‘high-functioning anxiety’?
A CHOC expert explains that labeling people with depression and anxiety as “high-functioning” is not clinical and may be harmful.
Your guide to mental health resources from CHOC
CHOC is committed to providing valuable mental health resources to families. New guides to timely mental health topics are now available.
Is my teen OK? Helping parents identify anxiety and depression in their adolescents
A CHOC licensed marriage and family therapist explains the differences between normal teen behavior and symptoms of anxiety and depression.