Psych Central spoke with Dr. Vivek Murthy about the youth mental health crisis, the challenges youth are facing, and how we can support our kids and address healthcare inequalities.
Reading can help young people feel seen, heard, and supported.
Exploring the mental health challenges facing young people today.
It's time to talk about mental health with resources, tips, tools, and support.
Colton Underwood, Gabriella Wright, and Dan Payne Share their tips.
Social media isn't going away. How can young people make it work for them?
We all need a social media break from time to time. Join us for a little breather!
Colton Underwood and Kelly Uchima share their experience going dark on social.
When life is a lot, these influencers are here to remind you you're not alone.
Black teens face many mental health challenges but are less likely to seek treatment. There are ways adults can help and it starts with listening.
Parents have had a fuller than full plate the last few years. Now it's time to focus on joy.
New laws and policies restricting rights and denying access to care for LGBTQIA+ young people are damaging their health. But experts say there are simple steps you can take to help. Here’s how.
Social and Emotional Learning is an important tool to help kids recover from the effects of the pandemic. Building EQ, empathy, and social skills help kids thrive.
Just a few hours outside can have a major impact for kids and teens.
Bookmark this complete guide on types of child therapists and kid-friendly therapies, plus where to find and what questions to ask a therapist.
No child should ever feel like they have to be resilient in the face of trauma. But there are ways to strengthen a child from the inside out to face life's ups and downs.
Fear, sadness, and frustration may abound, but if you look around you can also see creativity, hope, and love. There are beautiful lessons to be learned that I hope my children will remember about the time when the world shut down.
How to tell if your child's mental health is suffering as a result of the pandemic, and how to better support them if needed
Teenagers are supposed to be moody, right? Learn symptoms of clinical depression plus tips to cope with typical attitude changes.
Wondering why your teen seems so angry lately? Get the details on potential causes of teen anger, plus strategies to help them manage it.
Many parents are unsure of what to do when their child has anxiety. These books are a great start to help your kid with anxiety — no matter their, or your, age.
Recognizing symptoms of mental illness in kids can be tricky. Learning more about how symptoms manifest is a first step to getting your kid the help they need.
Recognizing the early signs of suicidal thoughts and intentions is an important step to get your kid the help they need.
CBT is a type of talk therapy that helps people realize the connection between thoughts and behavior. We explore how it can be an effective tools for kids.
For kids, playing is learning. Through play they benefit physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally. In short, the importance of play cannot be understated.
Everyone agrees that treating children early on for mental health issues is crucial, but barriers to diagnosis and treatment can make that difficult.
From normalizing talking about feelings to teaching emotional intelligence, how dads approach mental health can profoundly shape their kids’ development and understanding of it.