Resiliency Training Improves College Students’ Mental Health

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Resiliency Training Improves College Students’ Mental Health

A new Yale study finds that when college students learn specific techniques for managing stress and anxiety, their wellbeing improves across a range of measures and leads to stronger mental health.

The researchers looked at three classroom-based wellness training programs that incorporated breathing […]

Social Connection May Be Strongest Protection Against Depression

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Social Connection May Be Strongest Protection Against Depression

Researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that social connection may be the strongest protective factor against depression, and suggest that reducing sedentary activities such as TV watching and daytime napping could also help reduce the risk of depression.

The team […]

Many Young Kids Would Rather Explore Options Than Get Rewards

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Many Young Kids Would Rather Explore Options Than Get Rewards

A new study shows that many young children will pass up immediate rewards in order to explore other options.

The findings, published online in the journal Developmental Science, show that when adults and 4- to 5-year-old children played a game […]

Solitary Outdoor Activities Help Kids Bond With Nature

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Solitary Outdoor Activities Help Kids Bond With Nature

Solitary outdoor activities like fishing, hunting or exploring outside may be key to building strong bonds between children and nature, according to a new study published in The Journal of Environmental Education.

As an extension of these solitary activities, the researchers also […]

Teens’ Poor Sleep Tied to Later Depression, Anxiety

By |2020-07-04T14:27:18-07:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Teens’ Poor Sleep Tied to Later Depression, Anxiety

Teens who get very poor sleep may be more likely to struggle with poor mental health later in life, according to a new study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Researchers from the University of Reading, Goldsmiths University of […]

Socially Isolated Kids in COVID-19 Lockdown May Be at Greater Risk for Depression

By |2020-06-04T05:23:37-07:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Socially Isolated Kids in COVID-19 Lockdown May Be at Greater Risk for Depression

A new U.K. study suggests that lonely and socially isolated children are likely to experience high rates of depression and anxiety long after the current lockdown is over and that clinicians need to be prepared for […]

Young Kids Can Have Suicidal Thoughts and Parents Are Often Unaware

By |2020-02-14T01:11:33-08:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Young Kids Can Have Suicidal Thoughts and Parents Are Often Unaware

A new study from Washington University in St. Louis finds that suicidal thoughts may begin in children as young as 9 or 10.

Historically, the belief has been that people don’t need to ask kids about suicidal thoughts before […]

Strong Student-Adult Relationships Can Lower Suicide Attempts in High School

By |2019-09-18T05:41:02-07:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Strong Student-Adult Relationships Can Lower Suicide Attempts in High School

High schools where students are more connected to peers and where several students share strong relationships with the same adults, have lower rates of suicide attempts, according to a new study published in the Journal of Child Psychology and […]

Kids Flourish When Parents Are Happy, Supported

By |2019-09-12T01:53:33-07:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Kids Flourish When Parents Are Happy, Supported

The well-being of a child’s parent or primary caregiver is one of the most important factors linked to correcting and preventing health disparities among children, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Kids from low-income or […]

Straight Talk With Peers Can Reduce Mental Illness Stigma Among College Students

By |2019-08-27T15:47:43-07:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: |

Straight Talk With Peers Can Reduce Mental Illness Stigma Among College Students

College students who participate in fun, peer-led activities that openly and honestly discuss mental illness are less likely to stigmatize people with these conditions, according to a new study published online in the Journal of the American […]

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