Free Resources

Free Resources


Remember… You Don’t Have To Do This Alone


Since the day we came across information about Fear of Harm it’s like our family’s life has taken a totally different trajectory. It’s like there’s hope and a roadmap.

-KQ, parent of a child with bipolar and Fear of Harm




CMHRC hosts monthly informational webinars on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, from 7:30-8:30pm eastern time via Zoom. These events are free and open to the public.


Clinical Seminars
For Professionals


CMHRC hosts monthly clinical seminars on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 5:-6:30pm eastern time via Zoom. These events are free and for mental health practitioners, educators, and other professionals.


Weekly Drop-In
For Parents & Caregivers


Tuesday evenings from 8:00-9:00pm eastern time CMHRC volunteers host a free drop-in session for parents, caregivers, interested in learning more about our services and support. (Limit 4 Sessions) 






Book Club


Each month CMHRC hosts a free, online, Book Club meeting for parents, caregivers, and practitioners who are interested in discussing books related to mental health, mental illness, parenting, and more.





Palliative Parenting


Developed by CMHRC mental health professionals, Palliative Parenting focuses on improving quality of life for ourselves and our children, both in the moment and in the future.


Family Stories


No one is alone on this journey. Read stories from families who survive and thrive with mood disorders, bipolar disorder, and Fear of Harm.


FAQs About
Childhood Mental Illness


These FAQ’s represent commonly asked questions about mood disorders, bipolar disorder, and Fear of Harm.


Information On
Mood Disorders


The National Institutes of Mental Health estimate that 21.4% of adults, and 14.3% of adolescents suffer from mood disorders. But what are they and what do they look like?




Information On
Bipolar Disorder


Bipolar Disorder is a specific illness that is classified as a mood disorder. World Health Organization statistics indicate that as of 2019 there were 40 million people living with Bipolar.





ADHD vs. Bipolar Disorder


Does the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder not feel right? Think something more significant is going on? Having trouble getting answers or getting doctors to listen to you? You’ve come to the right place. 



Information On


Fear of Harm (which is often referred to as FOH) is a newly identified phenotype of Bipolar Disorder. It’s groundbreaking in that it’s the only psychiatric diagnosis with a biological marker. 


Family Recommended Products


Each of the products on this page have been tested, used, and recommended by real families in the CMHRC community. Families have found them to be useful in cooling and calming the symptoms of mood disorders, bipolar disorder, and Fear of Harm.


Read, Watch, Listen


Links to a list of news articles, podcast episodes, radio programs, social media posts, and more that relate to the needs of our community of families living with and practitioners treating mood disorders, bipolar disorder, and Fear of Harm.


DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria


Commonly used diagnoses including, but not limited to, those most often given to children.


Research Papers


Every day researchers work to better understand mental health, mental illness, and how to treat disorders to improve the quality of people’s lives. Find links to published research papers on bipolar disorder in children and on Fear of Harm. 


Crisis Support


If you or someone you love is in crisis and needs emergency support please call 911 and request medical and mental health support