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do more children struggle with mental illness than ever before?

Posted by Michele Brown on Feb 14, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Few people – if any – would argue that the mental health of our children is not important. Quite the opposite, children’s mental health can have a profound effect not only on their quality of life, but also on the quality of the communities that surround them. A happy, healthy child grows into a happy, healthy adult. Unfortunately, that future isn’t a guarantee for any child, and even less so for children experiencing mental illness.

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Topics: Children's Mental Health, Mental Illness

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

children's mental illness: how do you know the signs?

Posted by Mike Hannan on Jan 9, 2017 1:00:00 PM

One in five children will experience mental illness – that’s 80,000 children in Bexar County alone – but you wouldn’t know it to look at them. Mental illness isn’t something you can see like a broken arm or the measles, and its invisibility can make it difficult to notice, understand and identify. Mental illness is also an all-encompassing term for a variety of conditions with symptoms that can vary from person to person.

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Topics: Children's Mental Health