Hey Girls! Let's Dance
Teen girls that seem generally healthy may still struggle with their self-image. This struggle can sometimes lead to later health problems. But there's a possible solution: Just dance!
Apples Don't Fall Far From the Personality Tree
The apple tree saying for families goes way back. Parents' traits often become their children's traits. And parents' mental health issues often become their children's too.
Bullies Need Love Too
Most of the discussion about bullying focuses on a bully's victims. But the bullies themselves may be dealing with their own issues which contribute to their bad behavior.
Kids Feel Mother Nature's Stress
The damage has only just begun. After Hurricane Isaac struck the coast this week, the destruction may also be hidden in the children.
Watch for Teen Suicide Signs
While adolescence tends to be a tough time for most people, the experience can become overwhelming when multiple pressures or problems are occurring at once.
When Children Hurt Themselves
Although mental health conditions tend to be invisible, residing inside one's head, there are times when they show up as actual injuries, such as children who cut or injure themselves.
Air Pollution and Newborns’ Emotional Health
Is something in the air affecting kids' behavior these days? Maybe –chemicals from air pollution breathed in by expectant moms may play a part in their children's behavior issues later on.
Unemployment Is Bad For Your Kids
Children with depressed fathers are at a greater risk of developing emotional and behavioral problems. The effects are greater than previously thought - and unemployment may be largely to blame.
Depressed Kids are More Bullied
Many people assume that when kids are bullied, it leads to depression. While that might be true, it might be more the other way around.
Depression Drugs and Suicide
For the last few years, a possible link between suicide and antidepressant drugs in young people has been debated in the medical community.