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Advancing Community wellness in the Coachella Valley
Behavioral Health Service:

Children's Mental Health Awareness

District funds committed to date:
Is this just a stage?
Many parents and guardians may ask themselves this very question when observing behavior that seems unusual in their children. It is a legitimate question, as many mental disorders such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, depression, and other mood disorders can begin in childhood. Without treatment, these conditions can prevent children from reaching their full potential.
To help families navigate these concerns, the National Institute of Mental Health provides this fact sheet: EnglishEspanol.