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Mental Health

Unhappy teenage girl Posted By: CHKD
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Prevent Suicide With These 5 Steps

Suicide is preventable, and each of us has the power to help. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and Take 5 to Save Lives empowers each of us to help prevent suicide by taking five simple steps. Read full post>>


Portrait of happy family embracing each other and smiling at camera Posted By: CHKD
Monday, May 2, 2022

10 Ways to Support Kids’ Mental Health

Parents play an important role in helping their kids build positive mental health and resiliency. Use these tips to build resilient children and teens. Read full post>>


Black Teen Boy Looking off into the distance sitting in the bleachers Posted By: Andrea Arcona, PhD
Thursday, October 22, 2020

A Pandemic Playbook: Mental Wellness for Student Athletes

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed many young athletes of their spring and summer seasons. Helping them maintain their mental wellness is critical. Read full post>>


Doctor In Consultation With Depressed Female Patient Posted By: Anne Russell, LCSW
Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Mental Wellness During 2020: How to Access Help

Trying to maintain our mental health and wellness in the current times is more difficult than ever, and you are not alone. These resources can help. Read full post>>


Mother and daughter on the couch talking to one another Posted By: CHKD, Melanie Phillips, LCSW
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Supporting a Child with Suicidal Thoughts

As a parent, it is difficult to hear your child talk about suicide and even more difficult to know how to help, but there are ways that you can support them. Read full post>>


Siblings wearing masks outside Posted By: Mary Margaret Gleason, MD
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Cloth Face Coverings: Helping Children Overcome Anxiety

If your child experiences anxiety over wearing a face covering, try the following tips to help them feel more comfortable. Read full post>>