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Child Mind Institute on Good Morning America: Boys and #MeToo

December 21, 2017

Child Mind Institute clinicians participated in ABC’s 3-part, 3-city series, “Raising Good Men,” a look at how our sons are responding to the #MeToo movement.

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#MeToo movement highlights question for parents: How to raise good men

December 18, 2017

The Child Mind Institute has been working with ABC News’ “Good Morning America” on a series of segments called “Raising Good Men,” important conversations with boys, parents and the Child Mind Institute’s Drs. Harold Koplewicz, David Anderson and Stephanie Dowd. Each segment features a group of boys or young men, and later their parents, discussing how to best engage in productive discussions – in an age-appropriate manner -- about treating girls and women as equals, and with respect.

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Meet the teen who put his mental health ahead of a football career

December 14, 2017

Dr. Jamie Howard appeared on “Megyn Kelly Today” as part of a segment featuring a promising college football player who gave up the game to focus on overcoming his severe anxiety and depression. Dr. Howard discussed warning signs all college students and their parents should look for that signal that they should seek help.

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20 percent of America’s youth suffer from a mental, emotional or behavioral condition

December 11, 2017

Child Mind Institute President Dr. Harold Koplewicz was interviewed by NBC News Correspondent Cynthia McFadden for an “NBC Nightly News” story about the prevalence of mental health disorders among American children, the first in an ongoing series of reports on this topic. Alex Crotty, a Child Mind Institute patient, and her family bravely discussed her challenges and how she fought successfully to overcome them. Dr. Koplewicz spoke with McFadden about the biological factors involved with mental health disorders.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton and Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz Discuss Mental Health Issues Facing Kids and Families at the Child Mind Institute Summit on November 13

October 30, 2017

Willow Bay, Dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Will Moderate “The State of Child and Adolescent Mental Health” Conversation

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will take part in the Child Mind Institute Summit: The State of Child & Adolescent Mental Health on November 13 in New York, jumpstarting a national dialogue around childhood and adolescent mental health. Secretary Clinton will focus on solutions for families in this conversation with Child Mind Institute President Harold S. Koplewicz, MD, one of the nation’s most respected experts on child and adolescent mental health. The summit will be moderated by Willow Bay, dean of the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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Opinion: Share Your Data

October 25, 2017

Our analysis of a collection of open-access datasets quantifies their benefit to the scientific community.

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How to Raise Hopeful Kids

October 23, 2017

Optimism - in the right doses - can help make children resilient in the face of life's setbacks.

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To prevent violence, we need to prioritize children

October 12, 2017

Op-Ed from Dr. Koplewicz and Dr. Dodge Developmental scientists have accumulated a great body of evidence that points, if not towards what motivated this killer, then towards why so many people grow up to commit acts of violence, great and small. This research offers a prevention approach grounded in cognitive psychology and neuroscience. This approach is also common-sense: how we treat our children when they are young determines how they will treat us when they grow up.

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2017 Rising Scientists Awarded College Scholarships

October 3, 2017

Winners were honored at the Child Mind Institute's annual On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium in New York City

The Child Mind Institute presented Rising Scientist Awards to five outstanding high school students from the New York metro area who have demonstrated exceptional promise in science and a specific interest in the fields of child and adolescent mental health or pediatric neuroscience. The students received a $2000 scholarship, awarded at the On the Shoulders of Giants symposium, the nonprofit’s annual celebration of scientific achievement in child and adolescent psychiatry, psychology or developmental neuroscience. The Child Mind Institute’s partner in presenting the Rising Scientist Awards is the Advanced Science Research Center at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (ASRC).

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6 Things to Do If You’re Feeling Overwhelmed by All the Tragedy in the News

October 2, 2017

“The first thing I would recommend is to acknowledge that a tragic event happened, and that it’s okay to have feelings about it,” says Stephanie Dowd, PsyD, a clinical psychologist in the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center of the Child Mind Institute. “Express your feelings and thoughts about this event with people you love and trust.”

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