The Project TEACH Statewide Coordination Center (SCC) recently held an informative webinar with health care providers in the ECCS COIIN network. What does ECCS COIIN mean? The NYS Council on Children and Families and grantees in 11 other states have been awarded the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Impact grant. This 5-year federal grant from... View Article
A Statewide Effort to Combat Maternal Depression According to research, as many as one in seven women experience some form of depression during pregnancy or within 12 months after giving birth. If untreated over time, this depression could grow worse and have dire consequences. Maternal depression is highly treatable if identified early, and the New... View Article
The New York State Office of Mental Health and the Project TEACH Statewide Coordination Center are proud to launch a dynamic new conference. The focus of this event is to help incubate strategies and solutions for moving prevention science from policy to practice in New York State. The entire agenda is designed to foster dialogue,... View Article
The New York State Office of Mental Health has a partnership with Crisis Text Line, a national not-for-profit organization, to provide free, 24-hour text-based support for people who are experiencing a mental health or situational crisis. “A crisis can happen to anyone — at any time,” says Commissioner Dr. Anne Sullivan. “Being in crisis doesn’t... View Article
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has an email listserv that provides regular updates on mental health initiatives. It can help you stay abreast of articles and announcements of national interest. Learn more here: https://www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/Mental-Health/Pages/Mental-Health-Listserv.aspx
Did you know that Project TEACH offers free webinars? Available to all physicians in New York State, these webinars let you earn CME credits and learn about important topics in children’s mental health. See a list of webinars at any time in the Course Catalog at https://projectteachny.org/training/course-catalog/.
The editors of ADDitude Magazine offer a toolkit on their website that is a great resource for parents and teachers of children with ADHD. The Ultimate ADHD Toolkit includes worksheets, checklists, charts, advocacy tools, and other resources that help parents shape an optimal school experience for their kids. See the toolkit at https://www.additudemag.com/adhd-school-checklists-forms-letters/.
Thank you for your interest in Project TEACH! For health care professionals, this blog highlights helpful articles, resources and links related to children’s mental health. Our goal is to help you stay up-to-date with news and information so you can make informed decisions for the patients and families in your practice. We may also post... View Article