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Expect Heightened Anxiety, Behavioral Issues in Returning Students

After spending months with just their families during the pandemic, students with disabilities may show signs of anxiety as they return to school regardless of whether they exhibited such signs before the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ›

Supporting Your Child’s Mental Health as They Return to School During COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak has caused major disruptions to daily life and children are feeling these changes deeply. While the return to school will be not only welcome but exciting for many students, others will be feeling anxious or frightened. Here are tips to help your children navigate some of the complicated emotions they may be facing with going back to school. Read more ›

Adolescent Bullying Basics

Bullying is a behavior that many of us have experienced in school or online, either as the person being bullied, the person engaging in the behavior, or as a witness. While bullying is far from new, it should not be considered a rite of passage for young people. Read more ›

COVID-19’s Mental Health Crisis: Bay Area Residents Feel Growing Psychological Toll

Bay Area mental health specialists and crisis line managers say they have seen an increasing number of calls or texts from distraught people seeking help. They worry the situation will grow worse with surges in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Read more ›

How Those With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Cope With Added Angst Of COVID

Before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the United States, Chris Trondsen felt his life was finally under control. As someone who has battled obsessive-compulsive disorder and other mental health issues since early childhood, it’s been a long journey. Read more ›

The New Adolescence: Raising Happy and Successful Teens in an Age of Anxiety and Distraction

 The New Adolescence is a handbook for parents that offers road-tested, science-based solutions for raising happy, healthy, and successful teenagers. Read more ›

Stanford Children’s Health and CHC Now Enrolling Families for Fall/Summer Session of Intensive Outpatient Program

For young people who struggle with suicidal and/or self-harm urges and behaviors, Stanford Children’s Health in collaboration with Children’s Health Council, offers a specialized intervention program that is currently enrolling families for their summer/fall session. Read more ›

Anxiety Screening Recommended for All Females Ages 13 and Up

Young women ages 13 and up should be screened for anxiety at routine visits, according to a new Women’s Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) recommendation. Read more ›

Google Adds Anxiety Self-Assessment to Search

Google is partnering with grassroots organization the National Alliance on Mental Illness to provide access to more mental health resources, including a clinically validated anxiety self-assessment. Read more ›

Keeping Your Distance: Psychologists Offer Tips for Social Distancing While Still Getting the Support You Need

Around the world, public officials are asking people who have contracted or been exposed to the new coronavirus to practice social distancing, quarantine or isolation measures in an effort to slow disease’s spread.

Following is a summary from the American Psychological Association (APA) of research on social distancing, quarantine and isolation, as well as recommendations on how people can cope if asked to take such measures. Read more ›

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