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Health & Wellness (Support children's health & wellness)

Support children's health and wellness

It’s important to help the children in your life be healthy, both mentally and physically. Because the sooner children get the help they may need, the sooner they can thrive. Iowa offers many different programs and resources designed to support children’s mental health.

  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Self-Harm

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Crisis services and other immediate resources

When you’re in the midst of a crisis, Your Life Iowa is here to walk beside you until your life is back on track. We can connect you to services and professionals trained in helping individuals manage their mental health challenges. You can always contact Your Life Iowa, but here are some additional ways you can get help.

Your Life Iowa provides information and referral, counseling, crisis service coordination, and linkages to crisis screening and mental health services 24 hours a day.

Crisis Screening is a process to determine what crisis response service is appropriate to resolve the presenting crisis.

Crisis Stabilization Community-Based Services are short-term services provided where the individual lives, works or socializes, designed to de-escalate a crisis and stabilize an individual following a mental health crisis.

Crisis Stabilization Residential Services are short-term living arrangements designed to de-escalate a crisis and stabilize an individual following a mental health crisis.

Mobile Response is an on-site, face-to-face mental health service for individuals experiencing a crisis. Mobile response staff are able to intervene wherever the crisis is occurring.

23 Hour Observation and Holding is a secure and protected, medically staffed, psychiatrically supervised treatment environment where eligible individuals can stay up to 23 hours.

Warm Line is a telephone line staffed by individuals with lived experience who provide nonjudgmental, nondirective support to an individual experiencing a crisis.

Want to find help on your own?

Your Life Iowa is always here to help you find resources near you. However, we understand that sometimes you’d like to look for help on your own. Our map will let you do just that.

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Are you, friends or family with someone who needs help with children's mental health?

Find out how Your Life Iowa can provide support for them -- and you.

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