An estimated 20 percent of children struggle with mental health illness. As awareness grows, the call for primary care physicians to play a leading role in care grows louder.
Pediatricians are in an optimal position to see early warning signs and recommend treatment.
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Linda Farrell, a visual arts teacher at Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls (CCPSG), combined the message of the importance of mental health and the icons from On Our Sleeves into an art lesson on Pablo Picasso’s “Blue Period” for her classroom.
Share these wellness tips with yours students to help them manage their mental health during the school day.
Children spend more than 1,000 hours in school each year. As teachers, coaches and school administrators, you know that mental well-being plays an important part in a child’s academic success.
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A strong support system has been shown to improve how people adapt to living with a mental illness long term.
Difficulties accessing behavioral health care can be both frustrating and stressful for families. Learn what you can do to help your child while you are waiting for services.
Repetition, in the form of routines, has many benefits for children.