NORMAL OR NOT:
WHEN TO GET HELP
AACAP // October 2015
"Parents are naturally concerned about the health and wellbeing of their children. Many parents correctly and comfortably see their youngster as normal. However, some parents worry whether their infant, child, or teenager has a problem. These worries can include questions about..."
DO THESE 5 THINGS TO INCREASE YOUR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE
PsychCentral // February 2019
"Many people feel rather mystified by the concept of EQ. It’s natural to wonder how people get EQ. Are we born with our EQ already set? And why do some people have high EQ and some people don’t? And, probably the most important question of all: Can we increase our EQ?"
CANNABIS USE IN TEENS LINKED TO RISK OF DEPRESSION IN YOUNG ADULTS
Science Daily // February 2019
"Regular use during adolescence is associated with lower achievement at school, addiction, psychosis and neuropsychological decline, increased risk of motor vehicle crashes, as well as the respiratory problems that are associated with smoking...."
HALF OF U.S. KIDS WITH A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER DON'T GET TREATMENT
U.S. News // February 2019
"If you're worried that your child may suffer from a mental health condition, such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you have plenty of company....About one in every six American kids has at least one mental health disorder, new research shows.
Ideas About Mental Health
A collection of Ted Talks (and more!) About Mental Health
"It's easy to suffer in silence, not knowing what to say to whom. These brave, honest talks suggest ways to open up, talk about it and seek help — as well as ways to offer it."
Articles By Topic
ADDICTION & SUBSTANCE USE
"The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It's Not What You Think" // Huffington Post // April 2017
"Problem Behavior In Your Child? This Might Be Why" // PsychCentral // February 2019
"8 Things You Can Do to Help Your Student Have Positive Mental Health" // Deseret News // October 2018
PTSD & TRAUMA