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Is Your Teenager Depressed? Important Annual Screening Tool Identified

March 15, 2018

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) yesterday endorsed updated guidelines that will assist pediatricians and other primary care providers in providing better care for teens at risk for depression.

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New guidelines urge doctors to screen for depression in teens

March 15, 2018

With as many as 2 out of 3 teens never getting the treatment they need for depression, The American Academy of Pediatrics is urging doctors to screen kids 12 and over at their annual checkups.

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These Heroes Are Making a Huge Difference for Children With Mental Health Disorders

March 15, 2018

Get inspired and vote for the person you think is doing the most to support kids with mental health and learning disorders in the Child Mind Institute's Change Maker Awards.

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Talking With Kids About School Violence and Trauma

March 8, 2018

Trauma specialist Dr. Jamie Howard from @ChildMindDotOrg says the way we talk about violence and tragedy should change depending on the age of the child we’re talking with. Hear her advice on the latest episode of the Scholastic Reads podcast

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How to Help Your Child Deal With Fears

February 13, 2018

It’s common for kids to get frightened or worried sometimes. But simple measures can help them cope. Rachel Busman, PsyD a senior clinical psychologist and director of the Selective Mutism Service at the Child Mind Institute provides concrete tips that will help parents and children face fears.

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The effects of smartphones on children

January 16, 2018

"How long should you wait to give your child a smartphone? Jerry Bubrick, senior director of the Anxiety Disorders Center and director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Service at the Child Mind Institute, joins CBSN to discuss the effects of smartphones and social media on children.”

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Teen suspects in deadly sandbag throwing appear in court

December 28, 2017

Dr. Stephanie Dowd joins GMA to speak about the teen brain in relation to four suspects, ages 13 to 15, who face juvenile charges of murder and vehicular vandalism after allegedly dropping a sandbag onto an Ohio freeway that killed a 22-year-old man.

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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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Social Media and Teen Anxiety

December 15, 2017

Through likes and follows, teens are "getting actual data on how much people like them and their appearance," says Lindsey Giller, a clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute who specializes in youth and young adults with mood disorders. "And you're not having any break from that technology." She's seen teens with anxiety, poor self-esteem, insecurity, and sadness attributed, at least in part, to constant social media use.

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