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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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Inside the Debate on School Shooting Drills

December 14, 2017

Five years after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, there is still a question of whether school shooting drills instill fear in students or if they help. Dr. Jamie Howard, a clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, joined CBSN to discuss.

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Meet the teen who put his mental health ahead of a football career

December 14, 2017

Dr. Jamie Howard appeared on “Megyn Kelly Today” as part of a segment featuring a promising college football player who gave up the game to focus on overcoming his severe anxiety and depression. Dr. Howard discussed warning signs all college students and their parents should look for that signal that they should seek help.

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One in Five

December 12, 2017

"Child and adolescent mental health disorders are the most common illnesses that children will experience under the age of 18. It's pretty amazing, because the number's so large that I think it's hard to wrap our heads around it," said Dr. Harold Koplewicz, founding president of The Child Mind Institute, a nonprofit children's mental health advocacy group.

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20 percent of America’s youth suffer from a mental, emotional or behavioral condition

December 11, 2017

Child Mind Institute President Dr. Harold Koplewicz was interviewed by NBC News Correspondent Cynthia McFadden for an “NBC Nightly News” story about the prevalence of mental health disorders among American children, the first in an ongoing series of reports on this topic. Alex Crotty, a Child Mind Institute patient, and her family bravely discussed her challenges and how she fought successfully to overcome them. Dr. Koplewicz spoke with McFadden about the biological factors involved with mental health disorders.

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