New Benefits Help Parents and Caregivers As a parent or caregiver, you want the best for your children or other dependents. You may be concerned or have questions about certain behaviors they exhibit and how to ensure they get help.

What to Look For

It is important to be aware of warning signs that your child may be struggling. You can play a critical role in knowing when your child may need help. Consult with a school counselor, school nurse, mental health provider, or another health care professional if your child shows one or more of the following behaviors: Because children often can’t understand difficult situations on their own, you should pay particular attention if they experience:

What to Do

If you are concerned your child’s behaviors, it is important to get appropriate care. You should:

How to Talk About Mental Health

10 things you might not know about mental health | AXA Do you need help starting a conversation with your child about mental health? Try leading with these questions. Make sure you actively listen to your child’s response. When talking about mental health problems with your child you should:

Learn More About Supporting Your Children

How to best support your child's learning at home There are many resources for parents and caregivers who want to know more about children’s mental health. Learn more about:

Get Help for Your Child

Seek immediate assistance if you think your child is in danger of harming themselves or others. You can call us.