One in 5 children is living with a mental illness. But kids don’t wear their thoughts on their sleeves, so it’s time to give them a voice. This channel is dedicated to that exact cause. Our behavioral health expert, Gina McDowell is here to help you and your child navigate the storm of mental illness. We’ll provide the most up-to-date, relevant information regarding children’s mental health. Look for tools, resources and advice as you continue your journey to wellness. And please like our channel and subscribe for new content posted every other Tuesday.
What to Expect at Counseling
We often hear that families are nervous to start counseling, mainly because they don’t really know what it’s all about, which is completely understandable! Here are a few things you might expect.
Learn a few, simple tips for starting this needed conversation with your kids.
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Learn about words you should avoid and how to use the correct language to help break stigmas.
Gina McDowell gives us the obvious and not so obvious signs a child may need therapy.
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Answering questions about your child's hospital stay can cause stress and anxiety. But, it doesn't have to if you follow some simple tips.
We know that waitlists for services can sometimes be long. Here are a few things you may be able to do in the meantime.
This switch can definitely be hard, but we have 5 tips for you to make the change go as smoothly as possible
It’s time for change. For conversation. For communities to come together. It’s time to break the stigmas.
According to national statistics, we lose more than 2,000 children and teens per year to suicide. Experts say parents who check in regularly with their child could have a life-saving conversation.
With increased communication and knowledge of resources, we can combat the stigmas and help our young people in all communities.