Review the following AAP resources for more information about mental health concerns and supporting healthy mental development.
Bright Futures: The primary goal of Bright Futures implementation is to support primary care practices (medical homes) in providing well-child and adolescent care according to Bright Futures: Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents.
Screening Technical Assistance Center: Improving the health, wellness and development of children through practice and system-based interventions to increase rates of early childhood screening, counseling, referral, and follow-up for developmental milestones, perinatal depression, and social determinants of health.
Suicide Prevention: An AAP toolkit with guidance and resources for pediatricians and pediatric health care providers to help identify youth at risk for suicide.
Trauma Informed Care: Resources to provide information and guidance on how pediatricians and health care providers can make their practices trauma-informed.
American Academy of Pediatrics