It can be difficult to tell the difference between typical teen behavior and behavior that might indicate a mental health disorder. In this newest tip sheet we have outlined some behaviors to pay attention to. See full tip sheet of Mental Health 101: Typical versus Concerning Teen Behavior.
It can be difficult to know what to do in a crisis, so BWC has compiled some guidance and resources for caregivers who are supporting their teens through a mental health crisis. Read the tip sheet here: Supporting a Teen in a Mental Health Crisis and find more resources on mental health and therapy under our resources tab.
Find guidance on how to support your Transgender or Nonbinary teen with our tip sheet Guidance for Parents of Transgender and Nonbinary Kids. Created by Madison Tyler, BWC and parents of trans and nonbinary kids who are part of the Belmont LGBTQ+ Alliance.
Looking to become a better ally by understanding pronouns and the difference between sex and gender? See our BWC tip sheet on the ABC’s of Sex, Gender, & Gender Identity created by Madison Tyler, BWC.
The Be Center is offering two parent coaching workshops to help parents get support while waiting for treatment to start or to enhance current treatment. The Foundational Parent Workshop starts on June 3rd (4 weeks long) and the Difficult Behaviors Parent Workshop starts on June 8th (5 weeks long). Find out more about the two workshops and register here.
W2B2 Youth Wellness Collaborative, a partnership of Watertown, Waltham, Belmont, and Brookline Youth Coalitions, has created Social Media messaging which offers student-centered strategies for coping and stress. Follow us on Instagram for tips on how to #AddressTheStress! @W2B2YouthWellnessCollaborative and @BelmontWellnessCoalition
The Be Center is offering a parent coaching workshop to help parents get support while waiting for treatment to start or to enhance current treatment. Parents can get more information and register here. The training starts on April 29th, 2021 and is a 4 part for 1.25 hour each.
The Mental Health Stories on our Belmont Wellness Coalition Instagram account is a way for students and community members to share challenges and successes related to mental health. Our goal is to start a conversation on mental health, and how we are not alone and can learn from one another. We aim to share resources and coping skills for those […]
Lisa Gibalerio reminds us that the pandemic isn’t over and that COVID-19 cases are rising in this COVID-19 PSA for the Belmont Media Center. As we go into winter and the holiday season, please do your part by wearing a mask, social distancing, washing your hands, and getting a flu shot.