Find resources for families with children and teens
Many commercial health insurance plans in Massachusetts are required to cover an array of community-based intermediate care behavioral health services for children and teens.
NAMI Basics is a free 6-week class for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents living with emotional and behavioral issues. Participants will learn communication tips, how to problem-solve, and the skills to help you cope with the emotional impact of caring for your child. NAMI Basics OnDemand is also available.
Family Support Programs offer support groups, one-to-one support, and more for family members of children and teens dealing with emotional or behavioral challenges.
Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) is a statewide, grassroots family organization that advocates for improved access to mental health services for children and their families. PPAL offers information, support, and resources for parents of children and teens.