Children’s Mental Health Today Is Precarious

By |2022-05-19T01:45:55-07:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

This past week, the New York Times published a series of articles about the mental health crisis among kids. Things are worse than most of us realized.

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Strategies for Growing Your Child’s Social Skills

By |2022-05-18T23:06:24-07:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Actionable steps you can take to develop your child’s social skills and strengthen their emotional intelligence.

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Parenting Styles in Conflict

By |2022-05-18T21:02:49-07:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Differences of opinion show up in most families and can end up being good for the kids—as long as the parents learn to respect each other and keep the conflict to a minimum.

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Nine Tips for Talking With Kids About Trauma

By |2022-05-18T13:32:53-07:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

As much as we might want to, we can’t always protect children from witnessing violence and tragedy in the world, whether it’s mass shootings, terrorist attacks, or war. As parents, teachers, and other supportive adults, what we can do is comfort and communicate with children in the most healing way possible. But many of us don’t […]

Three Styles of Teen Communication: Openness, Secrets, and Lies

By |2022-05-13T03:15:40-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Why do some teens and parents connect well, while others hide things, or even overtly lie? More importantly, what can we do about it?

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For Children, Life Changes Can Be Overwhelming

By |2022-05-13T01:11:56-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Adults often struggle with change in their lives. Whether it’s the loss of a job or a relationship, change can be hard. It can even be more difficult for children.

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Addressing Child Anxiety By Reducing Accommodation

By |2022-05-12T23:07:59-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Accommodating a child’s anxiety enables avoidance and inhibits the development of coping skills. Here’s how to foster resilience, self-regulation, and mastery in your child.

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Mourning the Living: Mental Illness and Family Estrangement

By |2022-05-12T21:03:50-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

A Personal Perspective: A father with bipolar disorder reflects on his estrangement from his adult daughters.

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An Open Letter to Parents of Children with Mental Illness

By |2022-05-12T15:23:33-07:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

I’m not a parent, but I was that child who terrified her parents with the severity of her mental illness.

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