Children's mental health

Guidance for Mental Health Services

  • Guidance for Mental Health Services

    If you or your child is in need of counseling, we recommend:

    1 . Call your insurance provider or visit their site online to get a listing of mental health providers.

    1. If you do not have insurance, your child may be eligible for Medical Assistance (MA).
      1. You can apply online through COMPASS
      2. If you have MA, go to www.cmpmhds.orq to find services.
    2. Online therapy: (LGBTQ) (takes some insurance)

    1. Some apps that might be helpful:

    General Mental Health:

    Mood Kit - $4.99; IOS


    Mindshift - free; IOS and Android

    Self-Help for Anxiety Management (SAM) - free; IOS CBT Thought Record Diary - free; IOS Depression:

    Happify - free; IOS and Android

    Mood Tools - free; IOS and Android

    Mindfulness and Meditation:

    Headspace - $9.99/year for students; IOS and Android

    Calm - $12.99/month; IOS and Android

    Ten Percent Happier — $8.33/month; IOS and Android

    5. Suicide Prevention resources:

    LifeLine — 988 (call or text)

    Crisis Chat line - text "PA" to 741-741

    Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ) - 1-866-488-7386