Sunday, October 2, 2022

5 Things to Know as Calif. Starts Screening Children for Toxic Stress

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From California Healthline: Starting this year, routine pediatric visits for millions of California children could involve questions about touchy family topics, such as divorce, unstable housing or a parent who struggles with alcoholism.

U of Buffalo Studies Show Protective Effects of Maternal Love

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From The Buffalow News: Even for children born to parents who used alcohol, cocaine or other drugs, a supportive, respectful primary caregiver lowered their future health and relationship risks.
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National Survey: Students’ Feelings About High School Are Mostly Negative

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From Yale News: Ask a high school student how he or she typically feels at school, and the answer you’ll likely hear is “tired,” closely followed by “stressed” and “bored.”

Why Parents Should Be Concerned With ‘EQ,’ Not Just IQ

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From The Washington Post: We’ve long underestimated and ignored emotional intelligence, especially in kids, instead focusing on academic success and testing them to measure it.

Much Madness: A Survivor’s Guide to Extreme States for Young Adults

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From Hive Mutual Support Network: A new collection of personal stories shares what eight people who experienced psychosis or extreme states in their youth found helpful in their journies.

The Benefits and Harms of Antidepressants for Youth Depression and Anxiety

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From The Mental Elf: Given their demonstrated harms and the fact there exist a number of alternatives, we should be asking whether antidepressants should be used at all in young people.

NC Pays Psychiatric Units That Break Rules Millions to ‘Care’ for Youth

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Around the Web: A newspaper investigation discovered that the state continued to pay psychiatric residential treatment facilities millions when they repeatedly broke rules meant to ensure children's safety and well-being.

Dramatic Decline in California’s Use of Antipsychotic Drugs on Its Foster Children

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From The Imprint: Youth and Family News: A new study indicates statewide reforms have freed thousands of abused and neglected children from the lasting effects of the most powerful psychiatric drugs, but concerns about other medications persist.

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