College prep for teens struggling with mental health issues

College prep for teens struggling with mental health issues

Living away from home for the first time, making new friends and handling the rigors of coursework can make the transition to college difficult for any student. Add in an existing mental illness and the challenge is even harder.
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Is ADHD considered a mental illness?

Is ADHD considered a mental illness?

When a child has ADHD, their brain is working overtime, all of the time. A key symptom is difficulty in calming down, because their brain is overcompensating for the complex processing that is taking place.
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Research reveal, Part II - Professionals

Our article from April 6 shared compelling information from a recent survey that…
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Research reveal, Part I - Parent's focus

With nearly 130 years of service to the community, Clarity Child Guidance Center has gained a considerable understanding of children’s mental health.  We also understand…
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Why are we afraid to talk about mental illness? – guest blog post

A couple of weeks ago a woman I have not spoken to in thirty years contacted me to ask for my…
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Language matters: helping kids by the way we speak – guest blog post

Growing up, I saw firsthand what labeling a child can do. In elementary school, my brother was…
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Where did all the mental healthcare facilities go?

Teresa was a lively child. She liked to play with her dolls and make up adventurous stories to…
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Mental health, the global economy, and Dr. Seuss

It is fun to have fun but you have to know how. - Dr. SeussIs there any sound…
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