Tip Sheet: Suicide Prevention in Teens

Suicide Prevention Week was last week, so let’s have this conversation about how parents can support their teens. Identifying suicidal thoughts and behaviors can be difficult, especially if your teen is pulling away from you – here we try to help you identify the warnings signs, ways to get more information, and what to do to support your teen. Read […]

Parenting Group Starts Up for the School Year

The Belmont Wellness Coalition’s Parenting Group is starting again this year, now on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 7-8pm. The group will start by meeting on Zoom and may have some meetings in person, TBD! The Parenting Group allows for discussions and mutual learning and touches upon various topics important to parents of teens and tweens and decided […]

Tip Sheet: Supporting a Teen in a Mental Health Crisis

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.

Parent Coaching Workshops with The Be Center Announced

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.

#AddressTheStress – W2B2 Youth Wellness Collaborative

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