Academics are just one part of a child’s overall health and well-being. Children also need to be emotionally and mentally strong.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools encourages parents and students to reach out to counselors, psychologists and social workers at the schools to discuss concerns. Resources outside the school system are also available to support students and families. Click HERE for additonal agency contact information.
Anne Arundel County Dept of Health Adolescent & Family Services Clinic
Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Anne Arundel County
Off to College with Mental Illness: How to Prepare
Offers strategies for helping students with mental illnesses transition to and thrive in college and beyond.
Article by freelance journalist Donna Jackel for the Chicago Tribune Newspaper, from February 12, 2015.
Off to College with Mental Illness: How to Prepare (pdf format)
For More Information Visit the NIAAA website.
NIAAA Parent Information Sheet in pdf format