Do you want to hear from local mental health professionals on how to handle the pressures and stresses we are all facing? Wondering how other parents are managing? Check out the CATCH Resources including articles and essays on mental health.
If you missed an event or want a review of a presentation, visit the CATCH Journal. Along with summaries of our events, you'll also find articles with advice from local mental health professionals, and our essay series, In Real Life, where authors share their personal stories of what it's like to deal with mental illness.
In Real Life
Do you ever wonder if you're the only one struggling with bumps and pitfalls on a daily basis?
In this essay series, CATCH offers a look at what's happening In Real Life with stories from parents and others in hopes readers will find comfort and support in their experiences.
Real Talk: Essays from Real Life
If you'd rather listen than read, Real Talk: Essays from Real Life is for you. We're recording the heartfelt and honest stories from our In Real Life contributors. When you hear people share their most vulnerable moments, you'll know you are not alone.
Resources We Recommend
Reviewed & Approved
So many resources, so little time. We've been reading, watching, and listening for years throughout our journeys as parents of children with mental health challenges. Click below to discover the books, online resources, podcasts, and coloring pages the CATCH team has reviewed and approved.
Discover books on parenting along with books you can share with your kids to help them understand their emotions.
Websites and social media are filled with valuable advice and important reminders about mental health.
Tune in while you're driving, walking, or putting away groceries... anything that lets you multitask, and check out the podcasts we love!
Focusing on coloring shapes, lines, and patterns helps create a meditative and relaxing state of mind.
Here are some coloring pages for your entire family:
• Starter packet
• Ages 4 to 7
• Ages 8+
Guidance to parents and caregivers on how to speak with children and youth about their experiences.
Looking for more?
Check out our CATCH Resources.
We 're always adding to our library of articles and videos with advice and insight from local mental health professionals. Read the CATCH Journal or watch a video series and Learn from Experts. We also invite you to write your own story about what's happening In Real Life. It can be very therapeutic!
CATCH is a non-for-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides support, education and access to resources regarding mental health. CATCH is not a mental health care provider and the information included on this website is not intended to provide treatment or therapeutic intervention of any kind. Any resources, including mental health professionals, listed on CATCH’s website are for informational purposes only and CATCH does not endorse any listed providers.