For Health Care Professionals
We believe mental health is just as important as physical health. That’s why as part of our On Our Sleeves movement, we are sharing valuable resources. We want to ensure kids everywhere have the best start in life, and to give them the voice they deserve.
Resources to Share with Patient Families
Download or share these resources with patient families. Want general information on On Our Sleeves to share? Request resource cards and posters for your office.
Growing our Gratitude: Research shows that people who practice gratitude -- who think about the good things in their life -- are healthier and happier. Download our practice activity and the corresponding worksheets to talk about gratitude and the importance of practicing it every day.
Healthy Habits: Habits are so important to mental health because they impact how we think, act, feel and behave. It's important for children to develop healthy habits, our experts have ways for you to put them into practice.
Guide to Good Sleep: Check out these tips, tricks and resources for getting the right amount of zzz’s, no matter your child’s age (and maybe a good refresher for you, too!).
Get Mentally Fit: Keeping our brain in shape is just as important as physical fitness. That's why we have 22 suggestions for you and your family to help stay mentally fit and maintain your mental wellness.
Show Your Support of the Movement!
Request On Our Sleeves materials (general resource cards and posters) for your office. Send an email to info@OnOurSleeves.org.
Reads for Healthcare Professionals
- Suicide Attempts by Self-Poisoning Have More Than Doubled in Teens, Young Adults
- A Narrowing Gender Gap in Youth Suicides
- The New Emergency Department — for Behavioral Health
- Pediatric Vital Signs: Measuring and Improving the Health of a Population
- Reproductive Health Attitudes and Behaviors in Transgender/Nonbinary Adolescents
- Using an Evidence-Based Parenting Program to Engage a Community
- Fatty Acid Supplements May Improve Social and Emotional Wellbeing Even in Toddlers
- Investigating Youth Suicides Among Children Involved With the Welfare System
- Emotion Regulation and Family History: Examining the Intersection of Two Risk Factors for Suicidal Behavior
- Study Shows That When Housing Quality is Poor, Children Suffer
- Racism Revisited
- How Does a Children’s Hospital Excel in the Discovery and Development of New Therapies?
- The Autism Treatment Network Reflects on a Decade of Work
- Study Sheds Light on Causes of Phenotype Variation in IQSEC2-Related Disease
- Probiotics are Safe and Feasible for Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorders
- What Kids and Kidneys Can Teach Pediatricians About Racism in America
- Tackling Physician Burnout and Moral Injury
- Considerations for Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care
- Managing Depression, Anxiety and Other Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care
- Moving From Child Health Care to Child Health
- The Pediatrician’s Role in Health and Hope after Trauma
- 6 Strategies for Incorporating Behavioral Economics in Your Practice
Behavioral Health-Related Podcasts
- Summer Slide and DIY Sunscreen – PediaCast 433
- Behavioral Health Services in the Medical Home – PediaCast CME 039
- Toxic Stress & Resiliency – PediaCast CME 026
- Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Schizophrenia – PediaCast CME 007
- ADHD, Oppositional Defiant, Aggression – PediaCast CME 006
- CapABLE: Supporting Families Challenged by Disabilities – PediaCast 475
- Solving Sleep Problems – PediaCast 469
- Preventing Child Abuse During a Pandemic – PediaCast 461
- Academic Fitness During a Pandemic – PediaCast 460
- Anxiety in Children and Teenagers – PediaCast 432
- Wintertime Blues – PediaCast 397
- Kinship Foster Care – PediaCast 377
- The Importance of Well Checks – PediaCast 465
- Supporting Kids and Adults with Down Syndrome – PediaCast 453