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Resources Tagged With: mental health

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 ›

My Kids Have Nothing to Do This Summer. Now What?

You aren’t alone! Day-to-day life without structure and routine is hard. We human beings are creatures of habit, and when our routines are disrupted, we tend to feel anxious and agitated. This “Dear Christine” column in Greater Good Magazine offers tips for structuring your family’s summer during the pandemic. 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 ›

Silicon Valley Strong Resource Hub for COVID-19 [web resource]

In March, a new initiative called Silicon Valley Strong was launched help Silicon Valley’s most vulnerable residents, small businesses and nonprofits that have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Silicon Valley Strong provides a way for  residents to stay informed and look out for each other, and it serves as a hub with critical updates and resources for the community. Read more ›

How Loneliness Could Be Changing Your Brain and Body

People were already lonely before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Before COVID-19 stranded folks at home and made getting close to others an unnerving experience, researchers were realizing Americans were lonelier than ever. Read more ›

Nobody’s Free Until Everybody’s Free

Written by Ramsey Khasho, PsyD

Day 90.

I’m not in my garage anymore. I’m out in the world again. But it’s an entirely different world than the one I left. 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 ›

Survey: Pandemic Caused Teens to Experience ‘Collective Trauma’ [downloadable]

More than three-fourths of 13- to 19-year-olds have been showing up for online classes at least four days a week, but they’re generally spending less time on learning than if they were in school, according to the results of a nationally representative survey of 3,300 high school students. The results were released Friday by America’s Promise Alliance and its research institute, the Center for Promise at Boston University. 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 ›

Special Ed Students Have Lost Many Services. Here’s How SEL Strategies Can Help.

The necessary and rapid move to distance learning in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been disabling for our education system.

All teachers and students are currently experiencing challenges with accessibility, the promotion of emotional and physical wellness, and academic progress—issues that the special education community knows all too well. Read more ›

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