children and teens

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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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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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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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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The Power of Perspective: Shifting How We See Behavioral Issues In Children

The Power of Perspective: Shifting How We See Behavioral Issues In Children

Shifting how you look at behavioral issues in children and adolescents, can change how you see them and their behavior. Read more about the power of perspective and mental health.…

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The Healing Power of Art in Child Therapy

The Healing Power of Art in Child Therapy

Art is a powerful medium for healing for children. Sometimes it's too difficult for kids to verbally describe the hurt they feel inside. Art gives them an alternative way to communicate their thoughts and feelings. Here are three real examples of how art was used in therapy to help heal.…

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Better Parenting (in 9 Minutes a Day)

Better Parenting (in 9 Minutes a Day)

What are the most important moments in a child’s day? I believe there a 9 crucial minutes of a day where parent's can be more present. Build a positive parent-child relationship by being in the moment with your child during these times. Learn what they are here.…

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How to Handle an Angry Child

How to Handle an Angry Child

Are you dealing with a child whose anger is out of control? Children often don't have the vocabulary or awareness to express their complicated feelings. Here are the healthiest ways parents can help children handle and address big emotions.…

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