Tag: youth mental health

Giving Caregivers a Platform: Sherita, Mother of Tony

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This is the story of Sherita and her son Tony, and her efforts to help him following years of psychiatric drugs and hospitalizations.

Words from My Heart to ‘My Heart’: What Might Have Helped...

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More than two and a half years later, I’m still processing my grief, still picturing our happiness and innocence as kids, and still acknowledging our struggles and pain.

The Mental Health Crisis of Today’s Youth—The Hidden Culprit Every Parent...

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A therapist argues that achievement culture hurts youth mental health, and parents should focus on their children's inner wisdom.

Ken Burns’ “Hiding in Plain Sight…”: Candid Interviews, Canned Conclusions

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I was hoping for more accurate representation of youth mental health challenges. What I saw instead was a glossy patchwork of mixed messages.

Understanding the Youth Mental Health Crisis: An Interview with Elia Abi-Jaoude

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The child psychiatrist talks about the importance of seeing the big picture and why parents shouldn't "be afraid if their kid is in distress."

Exercise for Youth Mental Health in the Lockdown: Interview with Psychologist...

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School Psychologist Scott Greenspan discusses how to promote exercise and mental wellbeing for adolescents stuck indoors during the pandemic.