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Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation and Jack Dorsey’s #StartSmall Support Child Mind Institute COVID-19 Response

June 25, 2020

The grant is to provide child mental health services to communities most affected by the pandemic.

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Work-From-Home Burnout

June 23, 2020

The ability to work from home is a privilege for many but it also comes with unique stressors. While working remotely decreases your exposure to the coronavirus, it can also lead to feelings of loneliness and a difficult juggle for working parents. CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks about work-from-home burnout and strategies for coping with it. Dr. David Anderson from the Child Mind Institute joins.

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Tell Your Kids the Truth About This Moment

June 23, 2020

Dr. Kenya Hameed spoke with The Atlantic’s Kate Julian about talking to kids about racism. Children will pick up on things whether you try to shelter them or not. Being honest will help them make sense of tragedy.

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Child Mind Institute’s Dr. Michael Milham Receives Prestigious Open Science Award from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping

June 23, 2020

The Award Recognizes His Leadership in Open Science to Advance Our Understanding of the Human Brain and Mental Health Disorders

NEW YORK, NY – Michael P. Milham, MD, PhD, vice president of research at the Child Mind Institute, has received the Open Science Award from the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), an international society dedicated to using neuroimaging to discover the organization of the human brain. The prestigious honor was presented today during a special virtual ceremony as part of OHBM 2020, the organization’s annual meeting.

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Kids In Lockdown

June 22, 2020

Trevor and David reminisce about being kids, then talk with Dr. Harold Koplewicz of the Child Mind Institute about kids' mental health during the COVID-19 quarantine.

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Rihanna’s Foundation Donates $15 Million To Mental Health Services

June 19, 2020

Rihanna's philanthropic work continues to shine bright as she and Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey have teamed up again for another cause. Announced via Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation, the two have donated $15 million to mental health services.  Among the organizations that will benefit from the generous donation include The Child Mind Institute.

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Experts: White Parents Must Face Discomfort on Race

June 11, 2020

Dr. Kenya Hameed offers guidance on holding conversations about race and racism, and promoting diversity. “White parents can make a conscious effort to promote diversity early on (beginning in toddlerhood) with toys and books that have predominantly black faces and characters. Toys help shape how a child views the world and gives them a sense of what is normal,” she says.

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Parents Need to Have Honest Conversations With Kids About Race and Racism, Starting Very Early

June 9, 2020

Dr. Natalie Weder on the importance of speaking with your kids about race and racism. "As parents we might love for our kid to be colorblind, but that's not something that actually happens. Children notice. If we don't have these conversations with our kids ourselves, they will happen, and they will happen in ways that we might not want them to."

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Deaths Shape How Black Parents Navigate “The Talk”

June 8, 2020

Dr. Jamie Howard discusses the psychological toll black children are experiencing. Jamie Howard, PhD, a clinical psychologist and trauma expert at the Child Mind Institute, says black children are experiencing a real threat due to the color of their skin.“The psychological toll of experiencing cumulative, or complex trauma is significant,” Howard said. “Children’s fight-flight response is constantly activated, and this state of physiological hyperarousal is harmful to physical and emotional development.”

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¿Cómo hablar del racismo con los niños?

June 8, 2020

Dr. Natalie Weder speaks live with Univision in this Spanish language interview about talking to kids about racism.

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