Family Connections: A Mental Health Consultation Model

Explore Family Connections, a preventive, system-wide mental health consultation and training approach to strengthen the capacity of Early Head Start and Head Start staff. Staff can use these resources in working with families dealing with parental depression and related adversities.

Understanding Depression

Use this tip sheet to identify the signs of depression. It can be shared with parents so that they learn how to take care of themselves and seek help when necessary.

Head Start Mental Health Services Newsletter: June 2016: Parental Depression

Parental depression is a widespread mental health concern that affects the health and well-being of parents and their children. In this issue of the Mental Health Services Newsletter, learn about parental depression and how staff can support families dealing with it. Also, find resources available for your work with families around this topic.