Facilitating a Referral for Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Within Early Head Start and Head Start (EHS/HS)

Head Start and Early Head Start programs are required to provide a broad range of mental health services, including mental health promotion, prevention, early identification of mental health concerns, and referrals for treatment of children and families. This resource offers useful tips for preparing to make a referral and for facilitating an effective mental health referral.