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#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Why Do #Teens Engage In Self-Harm? Clinical #Psychologists Explain How To Help #Teens Reduce Their Emotional Distress

Kevin Kuehn, PhD Student in Clinical Psychology, #UniversityofWashington and Kevin King, Professor of Psychology, #UniversityofWashington Emotions are tricky things. They allow for humans to fall in love, wage war and, as it turns out, engage in self-harm. It is hard to imagine an era in which young #adults were more distressed than today. Recent #CentersforDiseaseControlandPrevention […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 25 Toxic Things #Latino #Parents Need To Stop Saying To Their #Kids When It Comes To #MentalHealth

#Latinos who have #mentalhealthillnesses oftentimes don’t get the care — or even have access to the care — needed to address them. According to the #NationalAllianceonMentalHealth (#NAMI), just 33% of #Latino #adults with #mentalillness receive the treatment they need each year, compared to the 43% US average. There are a number of reasons why the level of […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – #MentalHealth Matters: There’s No Better Time To Talk About Your #MentalHealth

Heather Loeb Part of the problem with #mentalillness is its #stigma. It is hard to talk about, and when you do, you could be judged or shamed. That’s the sad reality, but this #MayisMentalHealthAwarenessMonth. Now’s the time to bring it up and have those tough conversations — with your #kids, #parents, friends, family, coworkers. Now […]

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – 6 Things #Parents Should Know About #MentalHealth Before Sending A #Kid To #College

Allison Slater Tate This story discusses #suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of #suicide please call the U.S. #NationalSuicidePreventionLifeline at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources. When news broke in March that #Stanford senior and #soccer star #KatieMeyer, 22, died by #suicide, it was a gut […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should #Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – Should #Kids Take #MentalHealthDays?

When taking a break is helpful (and when it’s not) Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn What are #mentalhealthdays? When should #kids take them — and when shouldn’t they? How can you help #kids make the most of #mentalhealthdays? Quick Read Full Article What are #mentalhealthdays? How to decide when a #mentalhealthday is a good idea […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – ‘It’s Life Or Death’: The #MentalHealthCrisis Among U.S. #Teens

Matt Richtel One evening last April, an anxious and free-spirited 13-year-old girl in suburban Minneapolis sprang furious from a chair in the living room and ran from the house — out a sliding door, across the patio, through the backyard and into the woods. Moments earlier, the girl’s mother, Linda, had stolen a look at […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect #Kids In #School?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How Does #Anxiety Affect #Kids In #School?

What it looks like, and why it’s often mistaken for something else Rachel Ehmke What You’ll Learn What might #anxiety look like at #school? Why is #anxiety sometimes confused with other problems like #ADHD or #learningdisorders? What physical symptoms do anxious #kids get? Quick Read Full Article Inattention and restlessness Attendance problems and clingy #kids […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How to Help Your #Child Get Motivated In #School

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – How to Help Your #Child Get Motivated In #School

Strategies you can use to help #kids work up to their potential Danielle Cohen What You’ll Learn Why do some #kids have trouble getting motivated in #school? How can #parents help their #children try harder in #school? It’s common for #kids to lack motivation in #school. Sometimes, this happens because the #child has #ADHD, #anxiety, […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “My #Teacher Hates Me!”

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – “My #Teacher Hates Me!”

What #parents can do when #kids are having #teacher troubles Rae Jacobson What You’ll Learn Why might some #kids clash with their #teachers? How can #parents help #kids resolve conflicts with teachers? When should you step in and talk to the #teacher directly? #Teachers can have a big impact on #kids. And usually that’s great! […]

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Are The Kinds Of #Depression?

#JamesDonaldson On #MentalHealth – What Are The Kinds Of #Depression?

Caroline Miller Major Depressive Disorder Persistent Depressive Disorder (Dysthymia) Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Treatment for depression #Depression is a common #mentalhealthcondition that causes someone to be in a sad or irritable mood for an unusually long period of time. It’s normal for #children to feel down […]

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