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Resources Tagged With: depression

ER Visits for Suspected Suicide Attempts Among Teenage Girls Rose During Pandemic

In the early months of 2021, visits to emergency departments for suspected suicide attempts increased roughly 50 percent for adolescent girls compared with the same period in 2019, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more ›

5 Tips to Prepare Your Child for a Psychology Consultation

Parents often ask how to prepare their child for their first visit to a psychologist. “Should I tell my child about the appointment? What should I say? What if my child doesn’t want to go?” Read more ›

My Teenager Doesn’t Want Help. What Should I Do?

It can be a tough thing to accept that your teenager is experiencing depression. But it can be even harder if you feel like they don’t want help.

Keeping the communication lines open is important – even if it feels like it’s just a one-way thing at the moment. The good news is, there are some simple things you can do at home to help improve your teen’s mood and well being. Read more ›

Helping Resistant Teens Into Treatment

It can be hard to get kids to agree to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist. In fact this is a common stumbling block for many parents of teenagers struggling with anything from anxiety to ADHD, depression, or an eating disorder.  Adolescents need to want to get better, and be willing to work with someone to make that happen. For treatment to work kids need to buy into it, at least a little. Read more ›

There’s a Name for the Blah You’re Feeling: It’s Called Languishing

Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness. It feels as if you’re muddling through your days, looking at your life through a foggy windshield. And it might be the dominant emotion of 2021. Read more ›

Mental Health and Connection Are More Important Than Ever [downloadable]

Children’s Health Council is leading the emotional recovery with learning and mental health services for kids, teens, young adults and families. Our mission-minded experts are committed to transforming lives with courage, connection and compassion. CHC’s areas of excellence include learning differences, ADHD, anxiety and depression and autism. Read more ›

Yes, Pandemic Parental Burnout Is a Thing, and You’re Not Alone

Over the last few years, the concept of “parental burnout” has gained traction. There’s a growing body of peer reviewed research on the issue, principally led by Professor Isabelle Roskam, a Professor of Psychology in Belgium, and her team. Read more ›

9.8 Million Working Mothers in the U.S. Are Suffering From Burnout

From attempting to manage remote schooling to rearranging their workdays to fill child-care gaps, there’s no question it’s mothers who are, more often than not, shouldering the increased responsibilities of caring for kids throughout the pandemic. Read more ›

Coping With COVID: Exhausted Families

Right now, many of us are feeling mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausted from the ongoing stress of living through a pandemic. Both kids and adults can experience exhaustion, where they may feel depleted, like they are running on empty, using up all their physical and emotional energy without a chance to recharge. Read more ›

Relieve Stress With Free Guided Meditations [web resource] [downloadable]

Mindful awareness can be defined as paying attention to present moment experiences with openness, curiosity, and a willingness to be with what is. It is an excellent antidote to the stresses of modern times. Read more ›

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