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With Short, Intense Sessions, Some Patients Finish Therapy in Just Weeks

August 18, 2018

Features a look at our 2-day intensive for teens with social anxiety and includes an interview with patient Christina Uzzi.

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More than just shyness: Learning about selective mutism

August 15, 2018

Interview with Dr. Rachel Busman and a patient family educating viewers about selective mutism and highlighting CMI’s Brave Buddies intensive treatment.

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Here’s what parents should tell kids before the school year begins

August 11, 2018

An in-depth interview with Dr. Laura Phillips on how parents can help their kids navigate from Pre-K through college.

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Kim Kardashian West Launches Children’s Mental Health Fundraiser: ‘It Means a Lot to Me’

August 8, 2018

The beauty mogul and mother of three launched her first Facebook fundraiser on behalf of the Child Mind Institute, a non-profit dedicated to changing the lives of kids with mental health issues or learning difficulties. She said, “I’ve never done a Facebook fundraiser before, so you can see children’s mental health and the work of the Child Mind Institute means a lot to me.”

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US immigration and child separation policy continues to spark backlash

June 21, 2018

Dr. Jamie Howard appeared across ABC News’ digital platforms today to discuss the trauma of family separation at the border.

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New warnings about video game addiction

June 19, 2018

Dr. Dave Anderson on Good Morning America discussing video game addiction with Deborah Roberts and Michael Strahan.

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Child Mind Institute 2018 Spring Luncheon Raising Strong and Empathetic Kids: Nurturing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries at Every Age

May 16, 2018

Ali Wentworth Moderates Discussion Focused on Changing Expectations About How Children are Expected to Act in the World and Interact with Peers
The Child Mind Institute today hosted its 2018 Spring Luncheon, featuring a panel discussion “Raising Strong and Empathetic Kids: Nurturing Healthy Relationships and Boundaries at Every Age,” highlighting the some of the unprecedented – and often daunting -- challenges parents face in today’s social environment and guidance about how to address them. The event was moderated by actress and comedian Ali Wentworth and featured Jamie Howard, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Center and Director, Trauma and Resilience Service, and David Anderson, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, Senior Director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center and Director of Programs at the Child Mind Institute.

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Child Mind Institute Honors Glenn Close, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, NBCUniversal, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, To Write Love On Her Arms, Kurt and Attitudes in Reverse at 4th Annual Change Maker Awards

May 8, 2018

First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray Presented Corporate Advocate Award
NBC’s Cynthia McFadden hosted the celebration of those who are helping change the way we think about and treat childhood mental health and learning disorders.
NEW YORK, NY – The Child Mind Institute’s 4th annual Change Maker Awards honored individuals and organizations that are making positive change in children’s mental health and raising awareness of the need for early intervention to help kids lead healthy lives. One in five children suffers from a mental health or learning disorder, and 80% of chronic mental disorders begin in childhood. There is an urgent need to identify the signs of these conditions early in life if children are to get the care and support they need to thrive.

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#MyYoungerSelf Media Coverage

May 3, 2018

A roundup of media coverage from the #MyYoungerSelf campaign.

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Kristen Bell, Clark Gregg, Mikaela Shiffrin, James Van Der Beek, Gabrielle Union, Brittany Snow and Sarah Silverman Join the Child Mind Institute’s 2018 #MyYoungerSelf Social Campaign to End the Stigma of Mental Health and Learning Disorders

May 1, 2018

In Powerful Homemade Videos, Mayim Bialik, Mark Ronson, Barbara Corcoran, Henry Winkler and Others Offer Hope to the One in Five Children Struggling Today
New York, N.Y. — The Child Mind Institute today launched the second year of its impactful #MyYoungerSelf social media campaign, bringing together more than three dozen actors, Olympians, authors, comedians, advocates and other influencers to share personal videos with the advice they would give their younger selves about growing up with a mental health or learning disorder. The goal of the #MyYoungerSelf campaign is to eliminate stigma by showing children and adolescents who struggle that there is a bright future ahead if they open up and ask for help.