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Family Conservancy’s tips for assessing your child’s mental health

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- About one in five children will experience a mental health issue in their lifetime, but often times those issues go unaddressed.

Debbie Karlstrand from the Family Conservancy says it's important for parents to start building a healthy mental health foundation when their children are young.

Debbie's tips for assessing mental health include:

  • Be observant
  • Discuss concerns with professionals
  • Seek assistance for your family

If you would like more information you can contact the Family Conservancy at (913) 342-1110.