Child Mind Institute
yesterday at 17:30. Facebook
“All it takes are small gestures to make a difference, like asking someone how they are or just listening to them about problems in their lives.”

Nearly Two In Three Children Feel Worried All The Time

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Child Mind Institute
yesterday at 13:45. Facebook
“Being ‘just a little off’ in their social behavior can easily trigger rejection by their hyperaware peers, and make them targets of teasing and bullying.”

Social Issues for Kids With Learning Problems

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Child Mind Institute
02/17/2017 at 19:35. Facebook
Steps to teach your son or daughter before they respond to something upsetting online.

Cyberbullying and How to Teach Your Teen Good Behavior Online

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Child Mind Institute
02/17/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
“The brain doesn’t like to be pushed or pulled any direction quickly, so it’s usually not a good idea to stop medication abruptly.”

How to Take Kids Off Medication

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Child Mind Institute
02/16/2017 at 23:30. Facebook
Lena Dunham discusses the dangers of stigmatizing anxiety and how to treat it for success in relationships and life.

Lena Dunham on Why Talking About Anxiety is the First Step to Healing It...

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Child Mind Institute
02/16/2017 at 17:15. Facebook
"We have to start from the idea that eventually our children are going to be adult players. We want them to get there, and to get there with enough good sense — and enough fine sensibility — that they use their adult powers wisely."

Being the Voice in Your Child’s Head

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Child Mind Institute
02/16/2017 at 15:10. Facebook
Check out the great work done by the last year’s Change Makers.
Nominate a person or institution, for this year’s awards, that is helping children struggling with mental health and learning disorders: [ Childmind.org Link ]
Child Mind Institute
02/16/2017 at 12:25. Facebook
"Bullying is a serious issue not just for the victim, but for the aggressor, too. Kids’ friendship skills are an important indicator of their overall mental health. If your child is engaging in bullying behaviors—whether physical or verbal—it might be a sign of serious distress.”

What to Do if Your Child Is Bullying | Child Mind Institute

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Child Mind Institute
02/15/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
The findings could lead to an early test and even therapies that work while the brain is more malleable.

Autism detectable in brain long before symptoms appear - BBC News

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Child Mind Institute
02/15/2017 at 17:19. Facebook
"It is okay to be frightened, so long as you can respond to fear with courage and reason and compassion."

Perspective | Should I tell my children about the issues that worry me?

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Child Mind Institute
02/15/2017 at 15:45. Facebook
“We were initially taught that ADHD is boys’ phenomenon. Three decades later we know this is an equal opportunity condition.”

ADHD in Girls | Signs of Attention Disorders | Child Mind Institute

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Child Mind Institute
02/14/2017 at 17:45. Facebook
"Studies reveal greater likelihood of attention disorders, shyness and anxiety in childhood and then adulthood for survivors with very low birth weight of 2.2 pounds."

The review draws on findings from 41 published studies over the past 26 years and highlights the need for doctors to follow closely how children born very prematurely fare as they become teenagers and adults.

Very premature babies at risk of mental health problems – research

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Child Mind Institute
02/14/2017 at 16:48. Facebook
On yesterday's 'Late Night', John Oliver and Seth Myers discussed talking to children about the election: "They're at a good age, our kids; We didn't need to explain anything to them."

If you’re wondering how to talk to your children about the election, check out Dr. Koplewicz's advice…

How to Talk to Children About the Election | Child Mind Institute

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Child Mind Institute
02/14/2017 at 13:45. Facebook
Don’t recreate Romeo and Juliet; Try to be supportive of your son or daughter’s romantic choices unless you truly need to speak out.

Teens and Romantic Relationships

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Child Mind Institute
02/13/2017 at 19:55. Facebook
"For children and teenagers, being “just a little off” in their social behavior can easily trigger rejection by their hyperaware peers, and make them targets of teasing and bullying."

Social Issues for Kids With Learning Problems | Child Mind Institute

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Child Mind Institute
02/13/2017 at 16:15. Facebook
"Young female patients often say they get their 'entire identity' from their phone, constantly checking the number of "tags, likes, Instagram photos and Snapchat stories."

Depression Strikes Today's Teen Girls Especially Hard

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Child Mind Institute
02/13/2017 at 14:43. Facebook
Nominations are open for our 2017 Change Maker Awards, which celebrate people and organizations that are creating real, meaningful change for children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.

Nominate your Change Maker now, in the link below.

#MentalHealthHero

2017 Change Maker Awards | Child Mind Institute

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Child Mind Institute
02/12/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
Child Mind Institute
02/12/2017 at 16:10. Facebook
A lot of bullies aren’t recognized because between episodes of tormenting their peers they’re polite to adults, get good grades, and are involved in wholesome activities.

What To Do If Your Child Is Being Bullied — Or Doing The Bullying

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