Many argue that the higher rate of mental illness in kids is only because we’ve gotten better about diagnosing the problem. Not so, argues Dr. Peter Gray, a research professor at Boston College writing in Psychology Today.
One out of five children will experience mental illness. That’s 80,000 kids in Bexar County alone. The need for support for these children, their parents and their families is great, and because school plays such a large role in a child’s life, the school’s adult community should be a part of any child’s support system. But as parents and caregivers, we often wonder who is in the best position to help our child and what is the best way to solicit that support in a way that is both appropriate and helpful.
Topics: Getting Support
It’s January, the time of new beginnings and resolutions, many of them focused on health and wellness. It’s fitting that this month has been designated Mental Wellness Month by the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP).
Topics: Mental Health Wellness