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Public Shaming: a Misguided Parenting Trend

February 19, 2019

It’s in vogue in the digital age, and all wrong for our kids. The Child Mind Institute’s Dr. Caroline Mendel suggests these disciplinary approaches instead in a piece for US News and World Report.

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The 8 Best Books on How to Raise Toddlers, According to Child-Development Experts

February 15, 2019

Dr. Stephanie Lee was consulted on the 8 Best Books on How to Raise Toddlers.

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NBC Learn’s “Get Healthy – Mental Health”

February 14, 2019

The Child Mind Institute's Alexandra Hamlett, PhD was interviewed for NBC Learn’s “Get Healthy – Mental Health.” This program is shared by NBC with educators across the country to watch with their students. She is included in a 10-part collection that highlights vital tips that can help kids start leading a healthier lifestyle. The program is narrated by NBC News’ Morgan Radford.

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Self-harm images on Instagram show how difficult it is to police content online

February 7, 2019

It’s not clear whether there is a cause-and-effect relationship between being exposed to self-harm behaviors and engaging in them, Lindsey Giller, a clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute in New York, told Quartz. However, if someone is vulnerable or had already started harming themselves, seeing similar images can “definitely” be triggering, and even cause them to go back to these behaviors, she added.

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Instagram to hide self-harm images in the wake of rising teen suicides

February 4, 2019

“When there are children and adolescents who are having thoughts of self-harm and suicide, we do know there can be a contagion effect,” Dr. Joanna Stern, a program director at the Child Mind Institute, told NBC News. Stern said it isn't likely that children and adolescents who aren’t thinking about self-harm will be compelled to hurt themselves if exposed to the self-harm content on social media, but it is a risk for young people who are already thinking about it.

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Emma Stone Joins Child Mind Institute Board of Directors

January 31, 2019

Academy Award-winning actress Emma Stone, who has played a critical role in raising awareness of mental health disorders and helping to decrease stigma by candidly sharing her own battle with anxiety, will join the Child Mind Institute’s Board of Directors.

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How Emma Stone — Who Battles Anxiety — Works to Shatter Mental Health Disorder Stigmas

January 31, 2019

Now, the Academy Award-winning actress, 30, plans to continue helping other kids struggling with mental health and learning disorders by joining the Board of Directors at the Child Mind Institute — a nonprofit organization dedicated to doing just that.

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Is There an Upside to Selfie Culture?

January 30, 2019

Dr. Alexandra Hamlet explores if all the personal portraits are a sign of self-obsessed youth or a new mode of communication.

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Modern Dilemmas: Daddy, Are We Rich?

January 16, 2019

Dr. Harold Koplewicz is interviewed in Town and Country magazine.

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Self-Esteem in the Age of Social Media

January 8, 2019

The Child Mind Institute had an important discussion on the pressures of adolescence in the era of cell phones, selfies and social media with the creative team behind the hit film, Eighth Grade. Joining us was Elsie Fisher, who stars as eighth grader Kayla Day; Bo Burnham, the film’s writer and director; and from the Child Mind Institute, Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz and Dr. Jamie Howard. The discussion was moderated by Good Morning America’s Ginger Zee. Eighth Grade has received critical acclaim and recognition for raising important issues about the risks to self-esteem and developing identity — already fragile in adolescence — in the image-obsessed 21st century. We are excited to use this film’s platform to discuss nurturing confidence and self-expression and helping our children handle the stresses of their wired adolescence. WATCH HERE