Mental Health
for Children & Families
in Massachusetts

Children's Mental Health Week: May 2-8, 2021

Family Support


Conference & Celebration: June 4, 2021

It’s tricky figuring out what to do when your child has emotional or behavioral challenges. That’s why PPAL is here.

New at PPAL

Coping During COVID: What Kind of Family Support Did You Get?
Take this short PPAL survey and let us know if family support – however you’ve received it – has made a difference for you during the last year and a half.

New! August 2021 Newsletter

We Make a Difference, a PPAL video

New Tipsheet: Helping Your Child with School Anxiety and Avoidance

New Tipsheet: Sharing Your Family’s Mental Health Story

New Tipsheet: Become a Community Health Worker!

New Tipsheet: What to Do if Your Child Gets in Trouble with the Law

Conference Presentations Now Available

Upcoming Events

17 September 2021

Friday Family Support Group for Lynn Families

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
20 September 2021

Worcester Support Group

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 September 2021

Hispanic Support Group

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 September 2021

School Problem Solving Clinic

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Families need information, new skills and a network of other families.  PPAL workshops, groups and events can provide that.

Massachusetts Family Support Programs

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