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Children’s Behavioral Health: Mental Illness Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Children’s behavioral health is an important issue in the United States. As a parent, it’s important to identify mental illness causes and warning signs, then learn the proper approach for helping your child.

In This Article:

  • More than 20% of children in the U.S. have a mental health disorder. COVID-19, environmental stressors and social media are the main mental illness causes for kids and teens.
  • Pay attention to the warning signs of children’s behavioral health disorders, such as isolation, crying, changes in grades, sleeping patterns and activities.
  • Treatment methods for children who are struggling include therapy, medication and integrated behavioral health services.

Integrated Behavioral Health

If your child or teen is struggling with their mental health, our Integrated Children’s Behavioral Health services can get them back to feeling their best.