Sunday, August 1, 2021

Singer Camila Cabello & CA Surgeon General Discuss ‘Public Health Crisis’ of Childhood Trauma

8
From Billboard: Cabello's conversation with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is part of a national campaign to raise awareness about the negative effects of traumatic childhood experiences.

JRC Wins Court Battle to Use Electric Shock on Disabled Students

7
From NBC News: Disability rights activists, former residents and the state of Massachusetts have for decades pushed to stop the use of the device or shut down the school altogether.

In Memory of Sandra Escher, Pioneer on Voice-Hearing

0
Sandra Escher, who helped create a foundation for the Hearing Voices movement, recently passed away. She was the first researcher in the field of children who hear voices.

Foster Kids Sent Out of State to Mental Health Facilities Faced Abuse, Neglect

3
From ProPublica: An investigation found repeated breakdowns in oversight as states failed to protect young people in need of specialized care.

The Situational Therapist: 3 Ways Mental Illness Is Misdiagnosed in Children (video)

0
From The Situational Therapist: A marriage and family therapist offers an irreverent take on what's really going on when a child gets 'diagnosed with a mental illness.'

College Tuition Sparked a Mental Health Crisis. Then the Hospital Bill Arrived.

4
From KHN: A student from Mumbai with an interest in comedy discovers that college tuition, hospital bills, and psychiatric treatment are all very bad jokes in America.

More Parents Seek ADHD Diagnosis and Drugs for Kids to Manage Remote Learning

2
From NBC News: "I'm watching kids who used to love school become unenthused and unmotivated," said one Michigan-based pediatrician.

A 9-Year-Old Was Pepper-Sprayed by Police. Here’s What Should Have Happened Instead

1
From USA TODAY: To expect a child to be able to overcome a biological stress response for the sake of compliance demonstrates a lack of understanding, said child advocate Deb Rosen.

Surge of Student Suicides Pushes Las Vegas Schools to Reopen

12
From The New York Times: Firmly linking teen suicides to school closings is difficult, but rising mental health emergencies point to the toll the pandemic lockdown is taking.

Why Some College Dorm Policies Are Driving Students Into Depression

0
From Forbes: Out of concern for their bottom line, colleges are betraying their students and trapping them in social isolation.

Teenage Hockey Player Working to Destigmatize ‘Mental Health Issues’

3
From ESPN: "No one with mental health issues should be called a burden," said Morgan Urso. "And that is the stigma I am trying to end."

Hundreds of Children Stuck in IL Psych Hospitals Despite State’s Promises to Find Them...

2
From ProPublica Illinois: “There’s not a whole lot that tells a kid you don’t matter [more] than keeping them locked up in a psych ward for no reason other than there’s nowhere to place them for months on end."

Is ADHD Diagnosis Flawed? Younger Classmates More Likely to Be Diagnosed

0
From Sociology Lens: If ADHD is a genetically determined neurobiological disorder, a child’s birthdate, gender and other factors should have no bearing on their chances of ‘having’ it.

Painful Questions: What Happens When Doctors Uncover ACEs?

1
From The Imprint: Screening for adverse childhood experiences has been met with growing concern among health researchers and child welfare experts, but the California surgeon general says it’s critical not to wait.

Study: Teens Who View Parents as Loving and Supportive Less Likely to Be Cyberbullies

0
From the Daily Mail (UK): Teenagers who see their mum and dad as loving caregivers are less likely to be cyberbullies than children with...

CDC: One Quarter of Young Adults Contemplated Suicide During Pandemic

0
From Politico: The toll is falling heaviest on young adults, caregivers, essential workers and minorities.

Worried About a Coronavirus Summer Slump? Boost Kids’ Brainpower With Nature

0
From National Geographic: Time spent outdoors has been linked with improved attention spans, better memory, and enhanced executive function.

How to Deal With Your Teenager’s Depression

0
From The Telegraph: Classic signs of teen depression can be tricky to spot now that pyjamas are acceptable daywear and many of our routines have vanished.

Creating a Guide for Parents During Lock Down – by Children

0
From Dulwich Centre: A number of narrative practitioners have consulted children in their lives to create a guide for parents during lockdown.

The Pandemic Will Haunt Today’s Children Forever

0
From The Washington Post: Stress during this vulnerable period can be especially damaging to children who already have accumulated trauma in their lives.

Helping Teens Make Room for Uncomfortable Emotions

0
From The New York Times: Psychological health is not about being free from emotional discomfort, but about having the right feeling at the right time

Class of 2020 Students May Face Traumatic Loss Due to Coronavirus

1
From The Conversation: Emerging adulthood is a critical developmental stage. Combined with the transition into an uncertain future, existential despair can result.

The Kids Aren’t All Right

1
From The Atlantic: The youngest among us will bear the larger burdens of trauma and economic fallout from COVID-19.

6-Year-Old Girl Baker Acted Without Parent Consent

3
From NBC News: The Florida girl was committed for two days to a mental health facility and given anti-psychotic drugs after allegedly throwing a temper tantrum at school.

Are Psychiatric Medications Safe? The FDA’s Answer May Surprise You

12
From the Inner Compass Initiative: The real responsibility for determining if a drug is "safe enough" or "worth it", said the Deputy Director for Safety at the FDA’s Division of Psychiatry Products, lies with individual physicians and patients.

Follow Us

19,639FansLike
23,015FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe