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Category: Children’s Mental Health

Ideas for a Stress-Less Vacation This Summer

Summertime means vacation, right? If you’re apprehensive about or reluctant to entertain the idea of taking a trip right now with family or friends, we get it. Considering the effects of the pandemic, it’s completely understandable that a relaxing trip […]

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Self-injury: Cutting, Self-Harm or Self-Mutilation

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Self-injury, also known as cutting, self-harm, or self-mutilation, occurs when someone intentionally and repeatedly harms herself/himself in a way that is impulsive and not intended to be lethal. It can be frightening for a parent to discover that their son […]

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Children and The Good Divorce

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The Good Divorce. Is this some literary example of an oxymoron or a new way to think about a common dynamic in some relationships? It’s probably fair to say that couples don’t go into their marriage vows with some clause […]

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Learning to Peacefully Co-Exist with Anxiety

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Do you feel as if situations and people around you are growing more and more anxious? You are not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Study, anxiety has increased dramatically since the 1950’s . […]

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Transitioning the Family From Summer to School

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When school lets out for the summer, kids and parents alike tend to enter a stage of bliss. Home becomes a little sweeter, the weight from academics is lifted, and the only worry in the world is how to pack […]

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The Challenge of Children’s Mental Health

I grew up in an era (the 50’s and 60’s) when mental health was not discussed at all, let alone considered as something that children had. Children could have separation anxiety; nervous stomachs, concentration problems or were labeled as “sensitive”, […]

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