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Beauty Brand Creates Campaign to Combat Mental Illness

August 18, 2017

The Child Mind Institute and Bloomingdale's were mentioned in this story about donating to charities that work to improve mental health.

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Suicide Searches Increased After Release of ‘13 Reasons Why’

August 2, 2017

Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, president of the Child Mind Institute, said the study is a unique way of showing how children and teens were affected by the show just after its release.

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Stress is an epidemic among our kids. 7 experts give 8 tips on how to help

July 28, 2017

"It'll be OK" might seem like three magic words, but kindly reassurances aren't the same permanent fixes, says Jill Emanuele, senior director of the Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. Instead, parents should talk with their kid and try to come up with a solution to whatever's bothering them.

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5 Tips for Parents of Teens with a Chronic Health Condition

July 28, 2017

Having a chronic illness like asthma, anxiety or diabetes can be embarrassing for teens. Here's how they can avoid standing out without putting their health at risk.

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Healthy Brain Network Seeks Early Markers For Childhood Mental Disorders

July 27, 2017

The largest comprehensive study of children’s brains is under way in New York.

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Study: ADHD Diagnosis Linked to Teenage Parenthood

July 10, 2017

According to a new study, teens with ADHD are significantly more likely to become parents than their typical peers. To better understand the results of this study, we spoke with David Anderson, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and senior director of the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute.

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Head Talks: Taking Time for Your Child

June 29, 2017

One in five children struggles with mental health. ‘These disorders are not only common, they are very treatable,’ says world-renowned psychiatrist Dr. Koplewicz. At a time when screens have taken the place of babysitters, Koplewicz says that ‘being available’ for your child is crucial. Koplewicz runs the Child Mind Institute in New York City. With his unique and innovative approach he aims to dispel the myths and stigma that surround psychiatric disorders in young people.

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CBS2: Expert Shares Tips For Dealing With Child Temper Tantrums

June 28, 2017

CBS2 asked Dr. Dave Anderson at Child Mind Institute. “They’re just a normal part of child development,” he said. Anderson said kids resort to kicking and screaming when they don’t have the words of coping mechanisms to handle a situation. He added it’s best to consider both proactive and reactive approaches.

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Fidget spinners are hugely popular with kids. They’re also a choking hazard, consumer group warns.

June 21, 2017

Although some stressed-out people may find comfort from them, there is not any particular toy that must be used as a tool, said David Anderson, a clinical psychologist who heads the ADHD and Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute.

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What makes the teenage brain susceptible to suicide?

June 15, 2017

Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, a child and adolescent psychiatrist and president of the nonprofit Child Mind Institute, describes the neurochemical component that can make adolescents vulnerable to mental illness, and how you communicate with someone experiencing suicidal thoughts like Conrad Roy could make all the difference.

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