Mental Health Resources
Mental health is a key component of overall health. It determines how a person thinks, feels, and acts. For developing minds, it can affect learning and the way they navigate their world. Good mental health is paramount to successful growth.
Dr. Montague has a special interest in children’s mental health and how it connects to overall wellness. She has many years of experience treating pediatric behavioral disorders and helping parents and teens navigate the mental health system. She has experience diagnosing and treating simple mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and ADHD, as well as other parenting and learning challenges.
Please see below for helpful outside resources:
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health): https://namirockland.org/
Mental Health Association of Rockland: https://mharockland.org/
SAMHSA for substance abuse issues: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline
Suicide prevention resources:
- Suicide prevention hotline text or call 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
- Hours: Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish
- Office of mental health NYS https://www.preventsuicideny.org/#
Online educational resources include:
Books for kids on mental health: https://childmind.org/article/best-childrens-books-about-mental-health/