Category: Kids and Mental Health

Teenaged boy sits on couch, smiling and talking to his mom

April 24, 2024

4 Expert Tips for Raising a Resilient Kid

Challenges are inevitable. Here are ways to help your child be ready.

Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
Mom and elementary-aged daughter work together to prepare a salad in a brightly-lit kitchen

February 26, 2024

5 Ways for Parents to Raise Healthier Children

Teach your child the habits of a healthy life. Start with these tips from a pediatrician.

Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, Wellness

Read Article
teenage boy looks at his reflection in a bathroom mirror

February 8, 2024

Do’s and Don’ts: Promoting Healthy Body Image in Teens

Psychologists share what to do—and what to avoid—to help kids through a tricky time.

Adolescents, Eating Disorders, Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
Provider, with back to camera, holds stethoscope up to young adolescent boy's chest to listen to his heart.

July 17, 2023

4 Reasons to Schedule a Summer Well Visit for Your Child

Checking in with their doctor is valuable whether your child plays sports or not.

Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

Read Article
college-aged girl carries a laundry basket out of the trunk of a car while her dad carries a grocery bag

July 5, 2023

Help Your Teen Prepare for Mental Health Challenges at College

Talk openly about mental health and offer your support before school starts.

Adolescents, Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
middle-school aged girl sits on couch, talking to adult who is out of frame

May 11, 2023

How Parents and Schools Can Work Together to Support Mental Health

Schools often can help if parents inform the right people.

Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

Read Article
mom sits on porch with young daughter, their backs to the camera

April 11, 2023

Q&A: How to Talk with a Child About Death

Acknowledging the loss is the first step.

Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
forlorn child sits on school steps, backpack next to her

March 9, 2023

How to Spot the Signs of Bullying—And What to Do

Parents can help improve behavior whether their child is bullied or bullying.

Adolescents, Children's Health, Kids and Mental Health, School-Age Children

Read Article
image of a father putting an arm around an adolescent son's back

December 23, 2022

6 Mental Health Tips for Parents

A mental health crisis among children means parents are stressed and worried, too.

Adolescents, Families, Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

Read Article
girl looking under bed with flashlight

June 1, 2021

Helping a Child with a Phobia

Fear is common in children, but sometimes it becomes extreme and disrupts life.

Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
Mom wraps arms around son, who looks sad

September 25, 2020

Recognizing Depression in Children

While depression is a serious illness, it also is a treatable one.

Depression, Kids and Mental Health

Read Article
boy sits at kitchen table with pencil and paper, looks reflectively out the window

August 26, 2020

Q&A: Recognizing Mental Health Problems in Children

Is it a passing stage or something more serious?

Kids and Mental Health, Mental Health

Read Article