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Inpatient Mental Health Care for Your Child: What You Need to Know

Inpatient Mental Health Care for Your Child: What You Need to Know

If your child’s doctor or therapist has recommended inpatient mental health treatment for your child, you likely have a lot of questions that need answering. Here are the 5 W’s of inpatient hospitalization.
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Types Of Therapy Available For Your Child

Types Of Therapy Available For Your Child

It’s a common misconception that psychotherapy is one-size-fits-all. But there are actually many different types of mental health treatments available, ranging from traditional “talk therapy” to play therapy to many specialized variations of treatment.
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What Is a Good Post-Treatment Plan?

What Is a Good Post-Treatment Plan?

Your goal is to help your child learn the skills to manage their mental health diagnosis so treatment will eventually come to an end. Empower your child and your family by talking to your provider about formulating a post-treatment plan.
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7 Free Screening Tools for Children's Mental Health Concerns

7 Free Screening Tools for Children's Mental Health Concerns

You’ve noticed some changes in your child or teen and you’re wondering if something more is going on than them just having a rough day. Perhaps their teacher or coach has…
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a strength-based approach to helping kids with ADHD

a strength-based approach to helping kids with ADHD

Children with ADHD are often identified by what they struggle with or cannot do, rather than the strengths and abilities the children already have. Many teachers are now focusing on providing challenges to play to a child’s strengths.
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what to expect at your child’s first appointment with the psychiatrist

what to expect at your child’s first appointment with the psychiatrist

Let’s talk about what you can expect at your child’s first visit with the psychiatrist, and how you can help ease the stress for both of you.
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Where to Start When Your Child Needs Mental Health Care

Where to Start When Your Child Needs Mental Health Care

Where can you go for help if your child who shows signs that he or she may be experiencing a mental illness? Beth Confer, Licensed Professional Council with Clarity Child Guidance Center in San Antonio, offers some answers.
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Integrating Physical & Psychiatric Care

Integrating Physical & Psychiatric Care

We all have an intrinsic idea that the health of mind has an important correlation to the well being of the physical self. Even with this seemingly recognized connection, medical health care and mental health care have historically been separated.
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Will neuroscience ever provide anything useful for children's mental health?

Will neuroscience ever provide anything useful for children's mental health?

One in Five Minds collaborated with TEDxSanAntonio to present this unique children's mental health event on September 13, 2014.
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