Center for Disease Control
The Center for Disease Control, cdc.gov, is the leading health agency promoting Mental Health in our country. The CDC has developed many resources to promote health for parents, caregivers, and children. The developed resources To help parents and other adults with mental health concerns in times of distress, CDC funded the web campaign How Right Now <-- Click to visit
Supporting parents’ mental health
Supporting parents, and caregivers who act in the role of a parent is a critical public health priority. CDC provides parents with information about child health and development, including positive parenting tips, information, and support when parents have concerns about their child’s development, or help with challenging behavior. CDC supports a variety of programs and services that address adverse childhood experiences that affect children’s and parents’ mental health, including programs to prevent child maltreatment and programs that support maternal mental health during and after pregnancy. CDC also examines issues related to health equity and social determinants of health, including racism, that affect the emotional health of parents and children. More work is needed to understand how to address risks to parents’ mental health.
To help parents and other adults with mental health concerns in times of distress, CDC funded the web campaign How Right Now