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Mental Health Essentials
for Parents & Caregivers

knowledge and tools for families
  • 1-1.5-hour program for parents & caregivers
  • Parents & caregivers will learn strategies to include mental health as part of their parenting, how to identify when loved ones need support for mental health, how and where to get professional support, how to use strategies for self-care for themselves and their loved ones, and much more!
  • Critical need for healthy youth development
  • Delivered by experienced clinicians, offered virtually or in-person
  • Evidence-based

Our programs are backed by Mental Health America, The JED Foundation, National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy, and Massachusetts Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance


“Critical training for today’s parents! This program provided me with a clear framework for recognizing mental illness and knowing when to take action. As a result, I feel more confident navigating these conversations with my teens.”

Parent of a 9th Grader, June 2021

“I found the training excellent. It helped me as a spouse, parent and coach get a better understanding of differentiating stress, anxiety and mental disorder. The section on coping and treatment was illuminating.”

Anonymous parent, January 2021

Our Mental Health Literacy programs are evidenced-based and have impacted thousands of people in 20+ countries over the past 16+ years.

To our knowledge, MHC is the only organization that provides comprehensive programs on all 4 components of Mental Health Literacy in the U.S. They are adapted from, the worldwide leading expert in MHL. All of our programs are inclusive, delivered by experienced clinicians and educators, and offered virtually or in-person.

What is Mental Health Literacy?

Explore the 4 components of Mental Health Literacy

Understand how to obtain and maintain good mental health
Understand and identify mental illnesses and their treatments
Decrease stigma
Enhance help-seeking efficacy

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