Parents

Working Together to Prevent Suicide

Working Together to Prevent Suicide

If you are concerned about someone, start with an honest conversation. It is a myth that asking and talking about suicide will put the idea into someone's head.…

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Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Suicide Prevention and Awareness

If you recognize any of the signs or are worried about a friend or loved one, ask them if they are OK and if they are contemplating suicide. It might make you uncomfortable, but no one is ever going to be mad at you for asking them how they are doing.…

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Internet Safety

Internet Safety

Since its birth in the 1960-1980s, the Internet has grown tremendously. What started as a limited communication tool for academic, military, and research institutions has evolved into a primary way for people to connect. As one of the biggest sources of entertainment, the internet has also become one of the scariest places for children to venture.…

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A Guide to Play Therapy

A Guide to Play Therapy

Play is an important part of childhood development. Child development can be disrupted by stress, trauma, or other factors. When this happens, children may struggle with communication skills, social skills, self-esteem, anxiety, or depression. Play is how children learn, how they express their thoughts and emotions.…

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Bullying and Your Child

Bullying and Your Child

Bullying can be a devastating experience. It impacts not only the person being bullied, but also their friends and family members; and even acquaintances who witness it.…

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How to Help Your Child With Depression

How to Help Your Child With Depression

No parent wants to see their child struggle with depression. Here are 6 ways you can support them.…

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ADHD Parent Guide

ADHD Parent Guide

Do you think you're child might have ADHD? Or has your child been diagnosed and you're wondering—"what now?" In this guide for parents, learn the signs of ADHD in children, how is it diagnosed, and treatment options so you can successfully help your child deal with this treatable condition.…

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Does My Child Need Psychiatric Medication?

Does My Child Need Psychiatric Medication?

Do you have questions about putting your child on psychiatric medication? This is not always an easy choice for parents or guardians. Here's what you should know when making the decision.…

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What Does Anxiety Feel Like?

What Does Anxiety Feel Like?

Do you have a partner or loved one who is suffering from anxiety? This guide will help you understand what it's really like for them and how you can help.…

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Anxiety Versus ADHD in Children

Anxiety Versus ADHD in Children

Anxiety and ADHD often show up in children in similar ways. Identifying these disorders can be difficult, but learning the symptoms of each can help you tell the difference whether your child has ADHD, anxiety, or both.…

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Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Signs of Mental Illness in Children

Many kids suffer in silence. Parents, teachers, and caregivers should be alert to these mental health warning signs in teens and children. Learn what you can do to help.…

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Ways to Help Kids Sleep

Ways to Help Kids Sleep

Every child needs a good night's rest—and a lack of it can cause severe problems. If your kid is having trouble sleeping, use these 10 tips to help develop better habits.…

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