Conditions Among Children & Teens

Children and teens suffer many of the same mental and emotional challenges as adults. But they may experience them in different ways and require different treatment methods.

The most important action parents can take if they suspect their child may have a mental health condition is to get help. Ignoring the problem or hoping the child will "grow out of it" causes the child and the family to suffer unnecessarily—and it may make it harder for the child to overcome the issue later in life.

Conditions may include: