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 Social Media Filters Are Affecting Youth
Social media filters may be cute and fun, but they are having a deeper impact on the mental health of youth. Here's what parents need to know.
Everything You Need to Know About Schizophrenia In Kids
While schizophrenia is relatively uncommon in teens, young adults can be diagnosed. Here's everything you need to know about this mental health condition.
Yes, Your Kid Can Be Addicted to Social Media—Here's How to Help
A new study reveals that the brains of teens who watched TikTok had the same areas associated with addiction light up on a scan, but how worried should parents be? Experts weigh in on how addictive social media can be for kids.
How to Talk to Kids About Active Shooter Drills, According to Mental Health Experts
Conversations on Reddit and trends on TikTok reflect children's anxiety about both potential school shootings and realistic shooter drills. Here are tips from experts on how to talk to your child about them.
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.
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Silver Linings: Positive Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children
Things are looking brighter as the pandemic starts to recede. But despite the hardships of the past few years, experts say they've also brought some rewards, especially for 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.
I'm a Mom and Mindfulness Teacher: Here Are My Surefire Ways to Get My Kids to Calm Down

As a mom to a four and six-year-old, I am very familiar with chaos, tantrums, and big emotions. These are my favorite ways to help my kids find some zen.