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Mental Health Televisits for Children & Teens: Everything You Need to Know

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions? Since the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in the United States in mid-March, most therapists have stopped seeing patients in their offices. Insurance companies allowed therapists to switch to … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Mental Health Resources for Kids!

This month we’re giving away resources that support kids’ mental health, including Sometimes When I’m Sad, a beautifully gentle book that helps children identify sadness or depression and offers helpful ways to manage it. One lucky reader will win: Sometimes … Continue reading

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How Teachers Can Help Students with Mental Health Issues During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of The Survival Guide for Making and Being Friends Schools have been closed across the country for weeks now. Some school systems have opted for online/distance learning, while others have provided optional ungraded course … 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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Children and Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Sad Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a pattern of depressive symptoms that occur and then disappear with the changing of the seasons. SAD is sometimes called “winter depression” or “winter blues.” … Continue reading

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