Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

DSM-5 Will Add PTSD for Preschoolers

The upcoming DSM-5, the diagnostic manual used by mental health providers, will include traumatic stress in young children as a diagnosis. This will help mental health providers better identify and understand child trauma and ensure that children get the help they need. To go directly to this article, please click here.

For more info on child trauma and links to TF-CBT resources across Connecticut please click here.

Visit our Evidence-Based Practice Directory

KidsMentalHealthInfo.com has an evidence-based practice directory that lists mental health providers trained in popular evidence-based practices available in Connecticut for children and families with behavioral health needs. Evidence-based practices are those supported by research showing that they work for most children.