Mental Health Issues

Mental health issues can affect any family, at any time. Buts stigmas around these issues can prevent parents from reaching out for help, for fear that they or their child will be judged.

Fortunately, there’s hope. People are breaking down barriers and talking more openly about mental illness and mental health issues. And with increased awareness and visibility comes greater access to resources for parents who struggle with these challenges.

These videos offer parental support and information on topics such as depression, self-harm, and how to obtain the help your child needs.

Is It Okay For My Child to Text Me All Day?

Julie Nelson-Kuna, PhD, LLC
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
800 W. 5th Avenue
Suite 101 B
Naperville, IL
331.472.7313; drjulienelsonkuna.com

Is It Okay For My Child to Text Me All Day?

There are many reasons why adolescents may text their parents during the school day. They may have difficulty advocating for themselves when they have a problem with a teacher or school situation. Perhaps they are overwhelmed with negative emotions about being away from home, and don’t feel secure at school. Strategies
for addressing this parenting issue are discussed, that will empower parents in offering support and guidance to their adolescents.

DISCLAIMER:
Conversations with experts are intended for general information only, and are not meant to provide specific advice, diagnosis, and does not constitute professional care. If this is an emergency, please dial 911 immediately.