Parenting

What Is Pediatric Psychiatry?

2022-11-04T12:31:16-05:00

Pediatric psychiatry specializes in treating children and adolescents. While the psychiatrist may work with a team of other medical professionals, the primary focus of a child psychiatrist is to treat disorders related to childhood feelings, thoughts, or emotions. The psychiatrist must act in the child's best interest, but he may also consult with juvenile court [...]

What Is Pediatric Psychiatry?2022-11-04T12:31:16-05:00

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Children

2022-06-13T13:48:59-05:00

  Being a parent is a hard job. You may wonder if the signs you are seeing in your child are just a normal phase or a sign of a mental health condition. It is far better to discuss any signs troubling you with a health care professional than to ignore them. There are many signs [...]

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Children2022-06-13T13:48:59-05:00

Helping Children With Their Anxiety

2022-06-06T17:14:01-05:00

  If your child is anxious, then there are several things that you can do to help them. Many childhood fears are a part of the maturing process. For example, young children may have stranger anxiety while older children may be afraid of imaginary things, like monsters under the bed. Studies show that one of [...]

Helping Children With Their Anxiety2022-06-06T17:14:01-05:00

Are Mental Health Issues Hereditary?

2022-04-05T12:07:13-05:00

Have you been diagnosed with a mental illness, and are you concerned that you may pass it on to any offspring that you may have one day? While doctors are still not sure what causes many mental illnesses, research suggests that environment, genetics, and mental causes may all play a role. Hereditary Research shows that [...]

Are Mental Health Issues Hereditary?2022-04-05T12:07:13-05:00

How To Help Children with Separation Anxiety

2021-10-18T17:31:43-05:00

  As much as children and parents struggled to adjust to homeschooling when the COVID pandemic started, your children may experience separation anxiety as they head back to school. You can take some simple steps that may help ease the anxiety that your child feels if they face COVID-related separation anxiety. Prepare for Separation Anxiety [...]

How To Help Children with Separation Anxiety2021-10-18T17:31:43-05:00

School During The Pandemic: Mental Health Impacts On Students

2021-09-28T13:22:14-05:00

UNESCO says that the COVID pandemic has affected over 1.5 million students in 188 countries worldwide. In a recent study by YoungMinds, 83% of students already identified as depressed said that their symptoms worsened because they could no longer access the help they typically received at school. Since COVID has created a scenario that no [...]

School During The Pandemic: Mental Health Impacts On Students2021-09-28T13:22:14-05:00

Identifying Depression in Adolescents

2021-09-20T10:38:31-05:00

Finding Out if a Teenager is Depressed As a parent, healthcare worker, or teacher, you will want to know when and if an adolescent is depressed. Finding out the mental state of a teenager will allow you to ensure that their mental health and well-being are restored. It will also allow you to prevent a [...]

Identifying Depression in Adolescents2021-09-20T10:38:31-05:00

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma

2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

When youth and adolescents experience trauma, how can parents, emergency service workers, and rescue providers, along with the larger community help them start to recover and ultimately overcome the traumatic experience? Whether it be suffering through a natural disaster, being a victim or witness to violence, or perhaps a tragic accident, be it large scale [...]

Helping Young People Cope with Trauma2022-05-27T14:34:49-05:00

May 5th is World Maternal Mental Health Day

2021-04-09T14:39:26-05:00

On Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 the fifth World Maternal Mental Health Day will be observed. This day is meant to raise awareness that any mother or mother-to-be can suffer from perinatal anxiety and mood disorders that can happen at any time during pregnancy, and up through the first 12 months after giving childbirth, and that [...]

May 5th is World Maternal Mental Health Day2021-04-09T14:39:26-05:00