Providence Alaska: Teen Behavioral health
Olympic Gold Medalist, Kikkan Randall, Nadine Baker, Ph.D., and Brandy Stratman, LCSW discuss youth behavioral health in Alaska. To educate the community about the importance of mental health & to help parents talk to their kids about mental health, this video addresses the following topics: Trauma influence a teen’s mental health Certain risk factors to watch out for with teen behavioral health Teen mental health in the community during the pandemic What self-care means What to do or say to someone that says that is afraid of getting help .We want to increase knowledge or resources for teens/college-age and encourage them to access the resources themselves or for their friends. If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health there are free mental health resources and tools at http://provhealth.org/6054y8BOA For our audience in Alaska, you can always reach out to The Alaska Careline 1-877-266-4357 or text 4help to 839863 3-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday For crisis support anywhere please reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Available 24 hours in English and Spanish. 800-273-8255 For text support Text HOME to 741741 for free, 24/7 crisis counseling.