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Tulane Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

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What is Mental Health Consultation?

Remote TeleMHC is to here to support individuals in Louisiana that are caring for young children, aged 0-6 years, during this COVID-19 pandemic.  We can provide supportive services from early childhood mental health experts in areas such as:

  • Child behavior & social emotional issues
  • Supporting children during the COVID-19 crisis
  • Teacher, Director & Parent support
  • Classroom issues
  • General stress and coping
  • And other concerns related to caring for young children

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We are not equipped to offer emergency mental health services. If you are experiencing urgent mental health needs, such as thinking about harming yourself or someone else, please find help that is available in the following places:

  • Call 911
  • Go to your nearest emergency room
  • Contact one of the below resources.  All are staffed by trained crisis counselors and are free of charge, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Crisis Text Line: text TALK to 741741
    • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
    • National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
      • Text:  LOVEIS to 22522
    • Child Help National Child Abuse Hotline (support to prevent child abuse): 1-800-4-A-Child or 1-800-422-4453

Guidance from Tulane Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation

Reopening Your Center

Self-Care and Coping

Supporting Mental Health During COVID-19

Additional Resources for Individual Caring for Children

Talking with Children about COVID-19 via Centers for Disease Control

Talking to Kids About the Corona Virus - via Child Mind Institute

Talking to Children About Covid-19 - via AACAP

Supporting your child while out of school

Parenting in Uncertain Times - via Triple P Parenting

COVID-19: Five Helpful Responses for Families - via Conscious Discipline

Healthy at Home: A Toolkit for Supporting Families - via Teaching Strategies

50 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged - via Mighty Girl

Managing Stress

Mental Health Resources for Families - via LA Dept of Health

Resources for Managing Stress - via Dept of Veterans Affairs

Tips for Preparedness

Family Preparedness - via LA Dept of Health