Los problemas y trastornos en la salud mental de niños y adolescentes pueden derivar en dificultades para su desarrollo físico y provocar contrariedades durante su adultez.

Many parents struggle with what to tell their children about mass shootings such as the recent one in Sutherland Springs, Texas or the shooting last month in Las Vegas. As parents, we want to protect our children from the violence in our world, to allay their fears, to promise them that they are safe.

Children up to the age of 17 as well as other family members can be seen without having to wait for an appointment. Parents can be seen without their child to consult about problem behavior, seek advice or get direction

The destruction and flooding brought by Hurricane Harvey is hard to fathom. During crises such as this, it can be difficult for children and adolescents, and for parents who are unsure how to support them.

The Austin Travis County Suicide Prevention Coalition is providing this information to you as a courtesy. This volunteer group of Austin and Travis County community members is working to successfully implement the Austin Travis County Plan for Suicide Prevention : Guidelines for Suicide Prevention which was submitted to Mayor Will Wynn in August 2005