Mike Hannan

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is the emergency room the best choice for your child’s mental illness crisis?

Posted by Mike Hannan on Mar 21, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Your child is in crisis. He is exhibiting symptoms of a mental health emergency, and you know he needs treatment right away. We’re fortunate to have wonderful hospitals in Bexar County, including two dedicated to children, and self-standing emergency rooms on almost every corner. But is a local emergency room (ER) your best option? What other options do you have?

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Topics: Children's Mental Health, Crisis Intervention

5 strategies for standardized testing survival

Posted by Mike Hannan on Mar 1, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Standardized testing for many families is the toughest time of the school year. The pressure to perform ripples through classrooms across the country. In Texas, that pressure comes in the form of the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness, more commonly known as STAAR tests.

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Topics: Anxiety, Standardized Testing, Testing Strategies

what causes children's mental illness?

Posted by Mike Hannan on Feb 7, 2017 3:00:00 PM

For parents, it is shocking and distressing to witness the changes in one’s child experiencing a mental health crisis. They wonder: is this my child? Where does this come from? What did I do to cause this?

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Topics: Children's Mental Health, Mental Illness