Mental Health

It's important to get kids with mental health problems the help that they need. Learn about anxiety disorders, ADHD, OCD, dyslexia, and more.

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Therapy Made Me a Less Angry Dad

I was waking up angry every day and I didn't know why. Seeing a therapist gave me a reality check and helped me find ways to deal with the stress of parenting.
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Doctor Moms Are Joining This Facebook Group for Emotional Support During the Pandemic and It's Helping

Doctor moms across the country have found the support they need through Facebook, especially during the pandemic. Here’s why they encourage every parent to find their own virtual support group.
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Yes, I Have Schizophrenia But I'm Still a Loving, Present Parent

I always feared my mental illness would impact my ability to be a mother. That all changed once I had stepchildren and learned I'm capable of being a present, loving, and caring parent.
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Why Teletherapy Is a Good Idea and How to Start

As parents juggle a multitude of to-dos in the midst of this global crisis, it can feel intimidating to begin something new, especially a seemingly weighty undertaking like therapy. But experts say there's never been a better time. Here's why—and how—you should get started.
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Free Mental Health Resources for Families

There's no need to stress over finding free mental health care. Here are several mental wellness bolstering services and resources that don't cost a dime.
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9 Ways to Cope With Anxiety as a Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Isolation during COVID-19 can be worse for those suffering from anxiety. Experts offer ways families can work together to ease anxiety symptoms and get through quarantine together.
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More Mental Health

Anxiety in Children: When to Worry About Your Child's Worries

It's normal for your child to be anxious from time to time, but how can you know whether his worries are cause for concern? Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for anxiety disorders in children. 
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How to Handle a Panic Attack In Front Of Your Kids

I had a panic attack while riding the bus with my two young children. I have no idea why it happened. But here's how I got through it.