An ACEs Aware-developed tool for patients to use in developing a self-care plan to enhance well-being and decrease stress — for adults.
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An ACEs Aware-developed tool for patients to use in developing a self-care plan to enhance well-being and decrease stress—for children and families.
This exam room poster gives an overview of what ACEs are, what they mean for our health, and how we can heal from them. Developed in collaboration between ACEs Aware and NumberStory.org.Also Available in: Spanish
Handout for parents about caring for themselves and children.
A consumer resource featuring information related to psychological issues affecting your daily physical and emotional well-being.
An American Psychological Association (APA) fact sheet series, “How psychologists can help,” provides insight into how psychologists can help patients manage a range of chronic health conditions.
Provider handout that includes helpful information on how to discuss ACEs with parents.Also Available in: Spanish
Provider handout on ways to approach families when screening for ACEs.
Provider handout on identifying parents ACEs and provide support to them and the entire family as a whole.Also Available in: Spanish
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fact sheet on how children benefit when parents have safe, stable, nurturing relationships.
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web page provides information on how much sleep is recommended by age group and habits for improving sleep.
Helpful tips for positive and effective parenting at different ages.
A Carpinteria Children’s Project handout for parents and families on how to lower toxic stress and create safe, stable, nurturing environments (english).
Reviews of best rated 2019 meditation apps for adults.
Article on the AAP Parenting website about self-care for mothers.
Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm ET.
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
Find a therapist near you.
This locator can help you find community outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment facilities, including affordable mental health services in your area
Positive Parenting Program—tips for caregiving through 16 years, with additional, formal (paid) online and in-person courses.
Tips on positive parenting.