Mental Health

Find expert advice and information about mental health.

Important Crisis Phone Numbers

If you or a loved-one is in crisis, please contact one of the numbers below. Counselors are available to assist you 24/7.

Cigna customers: You can also call the number on your ID card, or contact your Employee Assistance Program.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1 (800) 273-8255

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA.

Cigna Veteran Support Line: 1 (855) 244-6211

Behavioral Awareness Series: Behavioral Awareness for Children and Families

Is your child affected by a mood or anxiety disorder, or dealing with depression? These free seminars are open to anyone who would like to learn more about children and adolescent behavioral disorders and receive expert advice on how to handle day to day challenges.

View the Children and Families Seminar Schedule [PDF]

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This Month’s Seminar

5 Ways Your Child Can Connect With Others During Quarantine

This presentation will cover how children can connect with others during quarantine. Children who have learning difficulties may face more challenges staying at home during COVID-19 as this can affect their executive functioning. We will discuss how parents and caregivers can identify a child’s needs, support their development skills, and create opportunities for them to grow while at home.

Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET

Presenter: Dulce Torres LPC-S, BCC, ACC, Avant-Garde Counseling and Coaching Center

Call-in number: US/CAN Toll Free: 1 (866) 770-3260    Int'l Toll: 1 (509) 844-9004

Read the handout [PDF]

All Resources


Seminar | March 2020

Understanding Your Adolescent

Seminar | February 2020

ADHD and the Adolescent Brain

Seminar | January 2020

Mindfulness Based Art Therapy

Seminar | September 2019

Parenting the Anxious Child

Seminar | July 2019

Benefits of Family Meals

Seminar | May 2019

Meltdown Management
Man with heads in his hands sitting on park bench

Article | May 2019

Physical Symptoms of Depression

Seminar | April 2019

Successful Parenting

Seminar | October 2018

The Power of Mindful Parenting

Seminar | August 2018

Medical Management of ADHD

Article | March 2018


Article | March 2018

ADHD Assessment: What to Expect

Article | March 2018

Depression as We Age

Article | March 2018

Coping With the Baby Blues

Article | March 2018

Understanding Depression

Article | March 2018

Understanding Anger

Article | March 2018

Anxiety Disorders

Article | March 2018

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Article | March 2018

Understanding Bipolar Disorder

Article | March 2018

Levels of Mental Health Care

Article | March 2018

Depression in Children

Seminar | October 2017

Interventions for the Anxious Child

Seminar | September 2017

Adolescent Suicide Prevention

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