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Disorders & Strategies

Mental health disorders in children and adolescents involve an interplay of many complex factors.  While parents, educators, and other child serving professionals are not expected to be mental health experts, having general knowledge about common disorders can help those who live and work with children develop and deliver effective support strategies.

Click on a mental health topic below to learn about the most common mental health disorders impacting children and adolescents in Chittenden County, including a sample of related school and home intervention and support strategies.

Anxiety Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Attachment Disorders

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Developmental Trauma


Eating Disorders

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress

Substance Abuse