Tag: anxiety

A boy washing his hands.

Could my child have obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a treatable condition that may be difficult to recognize in children. As a stepping stone, this article lists behaviors commonly associated with OCD. Additionally, we offer advice on what to do next and treatment options.

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Child with anxiety.

Helping Kids and Teens Manage Anxiety

Recognizing the difference between feelings of worry and chronic anxiety in children can be difficult. Children experience a wide range of emotions and may feel overwhelmed by school, extracurricular activities, and more. This article offers tips on recognizing childhood anxiety and suggestions on treating it.

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Brother and sister hug in field of flowers

Finding Health in Nature

Statistically, children in the U.S. spend more time on electronic devices than in nature. Interacting with nature through play or exploration can have many mental health and physical benefits.

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A child painting a sad face with blue paint.

Mental Health Awareness

2020 is a year that will be remembered. Humans faced many trials and tribulations. As much as we tried to protect our children, even they were not immune to what was happening. Childhood looks different nowadays. Online school and masks have made social media the new way to socialize. Awareness of the impacts of these changes on mental health is the 1st step in helping kids and teens live healthy lives.

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A teen with depression speaks to a therapist.

Mental Health and Teens

Being a teenager is hard. Depression and other mental health issues can develop or exacerbate during these years. The factors that contribute to mental health issues are many and far-reaching. Understanding the pervasiveness of mental health-related disorders can help parents take action.

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