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Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

By |2018-04-24T16:58:46-08:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Cyberbullying Victims May Be Twice as Likely to Self-Harm and Show Suicidal Behaviors

Children and young people under 25 who are victims of cyberbullying are more than twice as likely to self-harm and exhibit suicidal behavior, according to a new U.K. study.

But new research also suggests that it is […]

Conversation Boosts Kids’ Brain Development

By |2018-02-22T23:06:39-08:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Conversation Boosts Kids’ Brain Development

New research has discovered that conversation between an adult and a child appears to change the child’s brain.

In a study of children between the ages of four and six, cognitive scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that differences in the number of […]

Imagining a Successful Future Helps Students Manage Challenges and Stress

By |2018-01-30T03:21:24-08:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Diagnosis, Exercise, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Imagining a Successful Future Helps Students Manage Challenges and Stress

Having a clear picture of what their future will look like can motivate students to keep going despite the challenges of college life, according to a new study.

This strategy seems to be particularly effective for female students from relatively […]

Poor Sleep Tied to Heavier Kids – and Greater Risk of Cancer

By |2018-01-29T23:21:14-08:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , , |

Poor Sleep Tied to Heavier Kids – and Greater Risk of Cancer

A new study has found that poor sleep is associated with obesity in children, which can increase the risk of cancer.

According to data presented at the 2018 American Association for Cancer Research Special Conference, several measures of […]

Screen Time Before Bed Linked to Less Sleep, Higher BMIs in Kids

By |2017-12-12T15:26:39-08:00December 11th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , , |

Screen Time Before Bed Linked to Less Sleep, Higher BMIs in Kids

Using digital devices before bed may contribute to sleep and nutrition problems in children, according to new research.

After surveying parents about their kids’ technology and sleep habits, researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine found that […]

Acknowledging Teens’ Perspectives Leads to Stronger Self-Worth, Less Depression

By |2017-10-30T12:35:10-08:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Acknowledging Teens’ Perspectives Leads to Stronger Self-Worth, Less Depression

A new study has found that when parents acknowledge the perspectives of their adolescent children and encourage them to express themselves, the kids have a stronger sense of self-worth, intrinsic motivation, and engagement, and also have less depression.

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50-50 Joint Custody May Be Best For Preschool Kids of Divorce

By |2017-09-19T20:54:57-08:00September 12th, 2017|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

50-50 Joint Custody May Be Best For Preschool Kids of Divorce

Preschool children in joint physical custody have fewer psychological symptoms than those who live mostly or only with one parent after a separation, according to new research from Sweden.

In a new study of 3,656 children between the ages […]