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How to talk to our kids about traumatic events, according to a 9/11 responder

May 17, 2021

David Anderson's core message for parents struggling with difficult disclosure decisions is quite simple: "Your children are ready to hear about what's going on in the world — from you." That's much better, he argues, than their hearing about it from others — especially someone who's not "a close attachment figure" with whom children can more easily process their feelings. "The real question is," he prods, "are you ready to tell them?"

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Eyewitness News at 5

May 11, 2021

"For families that have experience financial hardship, job loss, housing loss or more intense domestic conflict as a result of the pandemic, kids are feeling that stress." David Anderson, Vice President, School and Community Programs at the Child Mind Institute.

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The News With Shepard Smith

May 11, 2021

Jamie M. Howard, Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, discusses the 'false sense of self-esteem' that editing selfies gives girls on The News With Shepard Smith.

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Teens Are in Crisis. So Are Their Parents.

May 10, 2021

“The group that is suffering the most” in terms of isolation “is 13- to 24-year-olds,” said Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president and medical director of the Child Mind Institute in New York City. “They are losing out on being allowed to separate. They’re having trouble with their academic goals. Many of the things they have been working for are gone.”

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Press Releases

The Child Mind Institute Launches Getting Better Together Annual Mental Health Awareness Campaign to Fight Stigma, Inspire Hope and Encourage Kids to Ask For Help

May 3, 2021

Emma Stone, Zoe Saldana, Bebe Rexha, Harry Shum Jr., Liza Koshy, Billie Lourd, Gabourey Sidibe, Nicole Scherzinger, Tan France, Bobby Berk, Lexi Underwood, Jordana Brewster, Meg Donnelly, Jazz Jennings and Diego Boneta among those sharing personal videos of encouragement for kids struggling during unprecedented times

New York, NY – The Child Mind Institute today announced the launch of Getting Better Together, the non-profit’s annual mental health awareness campaign focused on supporting kids who are struggling and lending powerful voices to help eliminate stigma. The campaign, sponsored by Blue Shield of California, features notable celebrities (as well as kids and teens) speaking candidly about their personal experiences of struggle and resilience. 

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Gabourey Sidibe, Who’s Struggled with Depression, Launches Child Mind Institute’s New Campaign

May 3, 2021

Founding president of Child Mind Institute, Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, emphasizes the importance of role models speaking out about mental health issues. He says their efforts encourage children who are struggling to seek help.

"Our children continue to face great challenges after a year of far reaching disruption brought by the pandemic," says Dr. Koplewicz. "The messages from these role models and brave children go a long way to offer hope, encouragement and inspiration."

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‘My Son Misses School Without Masks’—How Parents of Kids With Autism Can Help Their Kids Adjust to Our New Normal

April 30, 2021

Dr. Martin says she likes to start by reminding parents that at this point in the pandemic we know a lot more about COVID than we used to, and that’s your secret superpower. “It’s normal for parents to feel some residual anxiety. But a lot of the uncertainty has been removed, enough to give certainty to our children,” says Dr. Martin.

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Why Are Some Kids Leaders and Others Followers?

April 28, 2021

According to Dr. Jerry Bubrick, senior psychologist at the Child Mind Institute Anxiety Disorder Center, being assertive is optimal, as kids who are assertive have higher self-confidence and self-esteem.

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Announcements

Two Child Mind Institute Researchers Named to List of World’s Most Cited Researchers

April 7, 2021

For the seventh year running, Michael Milham, MD, PhD, director of the Healthy Brain Network, has been recognized in Clarivate’s 2020 list of Highly Cited Researchers. Dr. Milham is also vice president of research and the Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Scholar for the Child Mind Institute. Joining Dr. Milham on the list is another research standout, Adriana DiMartino, MD, director of research in the Child Mind Institute’s Autism Center. It is Dr. DiMartino’s second year running on this highly prestigious list. The two are among 171 others in the psychiatry and psychology category, and 212 selected in the neuroscience and behavior category.

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Major partnership between the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) and the Child Mind Institute to revamp mental health care for children and youth across Greece

April 7, 2021

A new referral center for child mental health, training programs, and development of cutting-edge clinical technology will bring international best practices to the public sector in Greece, building system-wide capacity to meet needs on the ground.

New York, NY – An ambitious, new five-year project made possible by a landmark $15 million grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) will harness the power of public-private partnership to bring field-leading expertise in child and adolescent mental health from the U.S.-based Child Mind Institute to support and empower young people across Greece.

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