For Parents and Families

The JED Foundation Protecting Your Child’s Mental Health: What Can Parents Do?

The transition from high school to college is a critical juncture for all students, which is why The Jed Foundation and The American Psychiatric Foundation partnered with TransitionYear.org, which provides information and tools to assist with the smooth, safe and healthy transition of students from high school to college.

The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.

Emotional Health and Your College Student.

Parents and Family Programs at UofL Your UofL Cardinal connection to information about your student and the Parents Association. Learn about programs and services, receive regular communication, and outreach to assist your student in continuing their academic success throughout their college experience.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Online resources about suicide prevention.

Protecting Your Child’s Mental Health: What Can Parents Do? (PDF)
The transition from high school to college is a critical juncture for all students, which is why The Jed Foundation and The American Psychiatric Foundation partnered with TransitionYear.org, which provides information and tools to assist with the smooth, safe and healthy transition of students from high school to college.

The Transition Year is an online resource center to help parents and students focus on emotional health before, during and after the college transition.

Emotional Health and Your College Student (PDF).

Parents and Family Programs at UofL Your UofL Cardinal connection to information about your student and the Parents Association. Learn about programs and services, receive regular communication, and outreach to assist your student in continuing their academic success throughout their college experience.

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Online resources about suicide prevention.

Local Resource

National Alliance on Mental Illness (Louisville)
Their mission is to strengthen families and individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy.

For Families with LGBTQ Students

The CDC Resources for Parents and Family Members

Parents’ Influence on the Health of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Teens: What Parents and Families Should Know

Family Acceptance Project Publications, Training and Resource Materials

For Veteran and Military Families

Military Famiy Members US Department of Veteran Affairs online resources.

US Department of Veteran Affairs Authoritative mental health information and resources for Veterans and their families.

Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville An online resource of an integrated network of support for veterans and their families.

Louisville VA Medical Center

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