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7 Online Mental Health Resources for Students and Caregivers

By Andrew Hawk Mental health is currently a high-need field in America. Even with advances in the field, scarcity of resources is a huge issue. During my time as a special education teacher, I regularly had my students’ parents approach … Continue reading

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How to Find Mental Health Resources for Your Child or Family

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? The last 22 months have been very hard on kids and families. Being cut off from friends, fear of COVID-19 for themselves and family members, frustration with … Continue reading

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Identifying and Reducing the Stigma of Mental Illness

By Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Sad One out of five children will experience a mental illness. And while we know that mental health disorders are largely neurobiological in origin, notions remain that laziness, not trying hard … Continue reading

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Caring for the Caregiver

By Dr. Elizabeth Reeve (with Elizabeth Verdick) Your 13-year-old daughter just spent 45 minutes in the bathroom doing her hair while texting her friends in anticipation of her first big middle school dance. She’s focused on how she looks and … Continue reading

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Holiday Chaos! Preparing Children with Autism for the Disruptions of the Holidays

By Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, M.D., authors of The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents) Here come the holidays! If you’ve got a child who’s on the autism spectrum, life is about to get … Continue reading

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