Behavior Disorders

School Interactions: Issues for Children with Mental Health Challenges

2020-07-31T19:05:37+00:00

Children who face challenges with their mental health often struggle with learning in school, as well as navigating the social and interpersonal interactions that take place in a traditional learning environment.   Studies have shown that 1 in 10 youth has a mental health issue severe enough to negatively affect or impair their ability to function at school, home, and within their communities. And, 1 [...]

School Interactions: Issues for Children with Mental Health Challenges2020-07-31T19:05:37+00:00

Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Strike in Summer

2020-03-16T21:24:53+00:00

Summer Affecting Your Mental Health? If you find yourself struggling with your mental health in the summer, you’re not alone. Many people know about seasonal affective disorder (SAD), associating it mostly with an increase of depressive symptoms in the winter. People who suffer from SAD in the winter may sleep more (hypersomnia), withdraw socially, overeat, [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Strike in Summer2020-03-16T21:24:53+00:00

Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Make the Season Brighter

2020-03-16T21:24:12+00:00

  The holidays are ideal for spending time with family and friends and are seen as a joyous time of year. However, anxiety and depression are also especially common during the holidays, since planning trips, buying gifts and hosting get-togethers can be significantly stressful. Here are some ways to keep your mental health intact as [...]

Stress, Depression and the Holidays: How to Make the Season Brighter2020-03-16T21:24:12+00:00