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Untreated Anxiety Is a Gateway to Other Mental Health Problems

December 10, 2018

Dr. Jamie Howard shares how parents can help kids in the early going, rather than waiting until issues snowball.

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Why do some kids get misdiagnosed with ADHD? Birth month might be a clue

December 7, 2018

“Some of the inattentive or distracting behaviors of ADHD could be aligned with typical behaviors of younger children,” said Dr. David Anderson, senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center and director of Programs at the Child Mind Institute, who was not involved in the study. "What the study is telling us is more of a verification."

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Most Americans still think spanking is fine. It’s not.

December 7, 2018

“The negative effects of spanking outweigh any momentary payoff that might be apparent when a behavior stops,” says Dave Anderson, senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. “You can find alternate punishments that are less psychologically injurious and can still reduce the behaviors in question, such as the removal of privileges. If you want to teach a child how to navigate situations with better interpersonal skills or with more respect, the only way to do that is to work with the child in those situations to teach, promote, and reinforce the skills you’d like them to practice.”

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Goldman’s Varadhan Gives Thanksgiving Homily at Child Gala

November 20, 2018

The event raised about $6.8 million for general support as well as financial aid for families in need. Harold Koplewicz, the institute’s founding president and medical director, said it plans to open a research center in Harlem and a clinical center in the San Francisco area next year.

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George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth host benefit for nonprofit

November 20, 2018

George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth hosted the Child Mind Institute’s Child Advocacy Award Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street, which raised over $6.8 million for the nonprofit.

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Child Mind Institute Raises $6.8 Million at its 2018 Child Advocacy Award Dinner and Announces Expansion with the 2019 Opening of Harlem and San Francisco Bay Area Centers

November 20, 2018

Ashok Varadhan Was Honored With the 2018 Child Advocacy Award for His Commitment to Improving the Lives of Children with Mental Health and Learning Disorders

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We Need to Change the Trajectory of Mental Health Research

November 16, 2018

Dr. Michael Milham writes about how to break down research silos and move toward open science.

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Share Your Feelings

November 9, 2018

Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz gives advice to kids on how to handle feelings when they find the news of the world upsetting.

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Here’s what spanking does to kids. None of it is good, doctors say

November 6, 2018

Dr. David Anderson discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics report, Effective Discipline to Raise Healthy Children, and their recommendation that there is no benefit to spanking.

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How a friendship was born after a father confronts his son’s bully

November 1, 2018

Dr. Dave Anderson from the Child Mind Institute shares tips for what parents can do if their child is being bullied, live on Good Morning America.

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