Behavioral and Mental Health

Behavioral and Mental Health Resources

Note: Local & Community Resources in New Hampshire are listed in green.


Need Help Urgently? If there is an immediate safety concern, call 911.

Riverbend Psychiatric Emergency Services 1-844-7-Help4U (1-844-743-5748) [You do not need to be a patient at Riverbend to use this service. Any individual with a mental health crisis or a concerned family member may call anytime, 24-hours.]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)


Mental Health Care Providers - Counseling [Updated 2018; Please note this is not a complete list. Families choose a provider based on type of therapy offered (such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy), insurance coverage, recommendations from family, friends, or school counselors, and availability/wait time to first appointment. Consider asking your Concord Pediatrics Provider if he or she has a specific recommendation for your child.]

Mental Health Care Providers - Psychiatrists (M.D., D.O.) & Prescribers of Medications (M.D., D.O., or ARNP) [Updated 2018; Please note this is not a complete list - consider asking your Concord Pediatrics Provider if he or she has a specific recommendation for your child.]

Neuropsychological Evaluations [Updated 2018; Please note this is not a complete list - consider asking your Concord Pediatrics Provider if he or she has a specific recommendation for your child.]

General Mental Health Resources


Teens and the Transition Years

Teens and the Transition Years - Mental Health Resources from NAMI Massachusetts


Specific Mental Health Topics:

Anger & Aggression

Anxiety &Stress

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Austism Spectrum Disorder

Depression

Grief Resources for Children

  • When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death. Written by Laurie Kransy Brown and Marc Brown. [Ages 4-10] A Guide to helping children understand what death means, and how to cope with feelings.
  • Lifetimes: The beautiful way to explain death to children. Written by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen. [Ages 5-10] A story about life and death using nature, animals and people - beginnings, endings, and living in between.
  • The Next Place. Written by Warren Hanson. [Ages 4+] A story of 'the next palce' - a place of light and hope where earhly hurt is left behind and a celebration of life. Death is presented in this story in a non-secular way.
  • What's Heaven? Written by Maria Shriver. [Ages 5-9] A daugher learns about coping with death, and heaven when her great-grandmother dies.
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf. Written by Leo Buscalgia, Ph.D. [Ages 5-9] A story and description of the seasons of life and death through nature, and a leaf named Freddie.
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney. Written by Judith Viorst. [Ages 5-9] A boy whose cat has died learns to understand death as he remembers all the good things about his cat Barney.
  • What on earth do you do when someone dies. Written by Trevor Romain. [Ages 8-12]
  • When a Friend Dies, A book for teens about Grieving and Healing. Written by Marilyn E. Gootman, Ed. D. [Teens] 
  • Teenagers Talk about Grief. Written by June Cerza Kolf. [Teens] 
  • The Grief Bubble: Helping kids explore and understand grief. Written by Kerry DeBay [Interactive, Ages 6-10]
  • How I Feel: A Coloring Book for Grieving Children. Written by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. {Interactive, Ages 3-8]
  • Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies. Written by Janis Silverman. [Interactive, Ages 4-10]
  • Remember... A Child Remembers. Written by Enid Samuel-Traisman [Journal, Ages 8-12]
  • Fire In My Hearth, Ice in My Veins. Written by Enid Samuel-Traisman [Journal, Ages 13+]
  • Something Happened. Written by Cathy Blanford. [Ages 4-10] A book for children and parents who have experienced pregnancy loss.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder