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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How to Find the Right Therapist for Your Child
If you sense that your child needs mental health support, listen carefully, check out different providers, and participate in the therapy process.
Adele Is Making It Clear That Her Health Journey Was Never About Weight Loss
The 33-year-old performer also revealed that she was "hurt" by the comments made about her body.
Silver Linings: Positive Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children
Sure, there's plenty of bad news these days. But experts say the pandemic has brought with it some silver linings, especially for kids and families.
35 Positive Affirmations to Empower Your Child
Teach your child some of these feel-good statements to improve their emotional and mental well-being.
How to Help Kids Deal with Social Anxiety 
Social anxiety is more than just shyness. Children with the disorder feel extremely uncomfortable in social settings, and in some cases, it can hinder their ability to perform everyday tasks. Here's everything parents need to know—including how the pandemic could trigger symptoms.
Dad Whose 12-Year-Old Son Died of Suicide amid Pandemic Warns Parents: 'No One Saw This Coming'
“COVID killed my son but not how you think,” says Brad Hunstable, who opens up about his family's devastating loss.
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How I Talked to My Teen About Suicide—And How You Can Do It Better
My daughter battled depression for eight years before a conversation when she was 17 years old made me realize she could die by suicide. Here's what I learned about how parents like me can talk to their children about their suicidal thoughts.
8 Ways to Raise Mentally Strong Kids
All children face mental health challenges at some point in their lives. Here's what parents can do to help their kids build a strong foundation for mental wellness.

7 Signs Your Child Should See a Therapist, According to Child Psychologists

Experts explain situations when starting therapy may be the best way to support your child during stressful times, and how to find the best mental health professional near you.