Pediatric Mental Health Minute, a series of videos designed by the AAP to provide real time education to pediatricians caring for children and youth with mental health disorders to improve knowledge and skills during a national crisis and in the future.

Each unit is short, while providing sufficient information in the form of:

  • A link to written educational information, which should take no longer than 1-2 minutes to read, highlighting the most important 3-4 items on the topic, including its scope in pediatrics and teaching points. This also includes resources for physicians and families.
  • A short 15-20-minute video on the particular topic with more in-depth information.

Upcoming topics will include:

  • Assessment/screening tools
  • Prevention/promotion
  • Adolescent depression
  • Psychosocial treatment (nonpharmacologic treatment)
  • Suicide
  • ADHD (differentiation from mental health disorders)
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Substance use
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Maladaptive aggression
  • Deprescribing
  • Mental health in infants and young children
  • Special issues with children with chronic disabilities or rare illnesses