One in five children is living with a mental illness, and 50 percent of all lifetime mental illnesses start by the age of 14. Studies show that LGBTQ youth may experience more negative mental health outcomes than their peers.
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Because soccer is such a physically demanding sport, it is common to have players leave the field with bruises, scrapes and bumps. Not all symptoms and injuries are as simple to fix and might require more expert care and treatment. Read More
Most parents don’t stop worrying about their child after they turn 18. For parents of young adults with lifelong medical conditions and cognitive or learning disorders, there is an added worry of whether their child can be their own advocate. Read More
Even though there is a lot of debate about how to prevent summer learning loss, we know that kids who are actively engaged in learning during the summer are better set up for success down the road. Here are some tips to keep kids learning. Read More
For a lot of children, summer means no school, warm weather and staying up late. While we want summer to be a time for our kids to relax and enjoy themselves, we also know that children strive and feel most safe when there is a sense of routine to their every day. Read More
Until quite recently, pancreatitis was thought to be almost exclusively a disease of adults and most frequently associated with alcohol abuse. However, pancreatitis occurs in all age groups, even infants. Read More
“After” is a digital book that was self-published in 2013 by author, Anna Todd. The series has been compared to “Fifty Shades of Gray” and “Twilight”, both of which highlight unhealthy relationships between the male and female lead characters. Read More
Memorial Day is approaching, which is traditionally the start of summer and the kickoff of “boating season.” When you head out on a boat this summer have fun, make memories and remember these important tips. Read More