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10 Posts Tagged "Getting treatment"



Helping Refugee Children with their Mental Health Needs

With the recent heart-wrenching images of migrant children in the news, there is an increased awareness of the unique mental health needs of migrant and refugee children.…
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How does poverty impact mental illness?

How does poverty impact mental illness?

Not only do children who live in poverty struggle to have their basic needs met but they are also at risk for higher levels of mental illness.
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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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5 Signs Your Teen Might Be Depressed

5 Signs Your Teen Might Be Depressed

When your happy-go-lucky child turns into an irritable, secretive, and moody teenager, how do you know whether they are exhibiting typical teen behavior or something more serious like depression?
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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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is the emergency room the best choice for your child’s mental illness crisis?

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

When your child needs physical care as well as mental, an emergency room is clearly the best option. However, mental health patients face two major hurdles when they use the ER for treatment during a crisis.
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understanding bullying is the first step in stomping it out

understanding bullying is the first step in stomping it out

Attempting to identify the “bad person(s)” or “bad kid(s)” who are then labeled as a “bully” leaves much to be desired in addressing the underlying problems associated with bullying.
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