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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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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.

Remote Learning Could Be Hurting Teenagers' Mental Health—Here's How to Spot Warning Signs in Your Child

A recent New York Times story noted a cluster of suicides in Clark County, Nevada that may have prompted the re-opening of schools. There's no hard data linking remote learning to suicide but experts say teens are struggling right now. Here's why—and how you can help.

4 Things Parents Can Expect From Their Kids When They Go Back to School During the Pandemic

Parents are already well aware that the 2020-2021 school year will look a lot different in terms of health and safety precautions. But here are the mental and emotional challenges experts say kids might be dealing with, plus ways to help them cope.

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.
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10 Ways to Feel Less Isolated as a Parent While Social Distancing

Although social distancing is imperative for contending with this global pandemic, parents everywhere are craving connection. Here's what experts say you can do to reduce any feelings of isolation and loneliness.

3 Free Meditation Practices to Try During Your Lunch Break

Trying to get over that mid-day slump? Even the busiest parents can squeeze these free meditation practices into their lunch break. The result is a clearer mind, reduced stress, and better concentration.

Suicide Rates Increase Among Young Girls—Is Social Media the Problem?

A new study shows the suicide rate for female youth is on the rise. Experts are putting blame on social media. But here's how parents can intervene.