Child Mind Institute News

Child Mind Institute Rising Scientists, Four Years Later

Harry Kimball

September 21, 2016

2012 Rising Scientists Sophia and Mariel talk to us about what it meant to be honored as high school scientists, and where their college careers have taken them.

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Science and Research,

ADHD in the News

Simone Biles Is Our Latest ADHD Role Model

Beth Arky

September 14, 2016

After hackers leaked that Simone Biles received an exemption for taking a substance normally banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency, the gymnast spoke out.

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In The News, Pop Culture, Sports,

Child Mind Institute News

Healthy Brain Network Reaches More Families

Harry Kimball

August 9, 2016

The continued expansion of the Healthy Brain Network is big news for New York City families and researchers around the globe, as the research program approaches its first data release.

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Science and Research,

ADHD

ADHD Meds Cut Risk of Drug Abuse, STDs

Harry Kimball

August 2, 2016

A new study of 150,000 kids with ADHD shows stimulant medication reduces the risk of common poor outcomes, including injury.

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ADHD in the News, Science and Research,

In The News

Autism and Police Shootings

Beth Arky

July 22, 2016

There's a growing fear among autism parents that because their kids can have meltdowns, or be slow to process directions, or be impulsive, their safety may be in jeopardy.

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In The News

Talking to Kids About Race and Violence in America

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

July 14, 2016

The tragic shootings in the news lately are absolutely heartbreaking. These acts of violence are hard for adults to comprehend and, sadly, even harder for children to make sense of.

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Child Mind Institute News, Trauma and Grief,

Pop Culture

Autism Parents Applaud Pokémon Go

Beth Arky

July 12, 2016

It's luring kids out of the house and into social exchanges that are enriching for those on the spectrum.

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Brain Development

Preventing the Onset of Mental Illness in Adolescence

July 1, 2016

Harold Koplewicz, MD, president of the Child Mind Institute, went to the Aspen Ideas Festival to join a panel of experts on early brain development.

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Sleep

Arianna Huffington and Dr. Koplewicz on Sleep, Teens and Mental Health

Harry Kimball

June 29, 2016

Arianna Huffington and Harold Koplewicz discuss Arianna's book, The Sleep Revolution, and how good sleep hygiene and habits can help children and families stay mentally healthy.

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Child Mind Institute News,