Child Mind Institute News

Growing the National Conversation on Child Mental Health

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

November 30, 2017

Open dialogue is how we help the 17 million children who struggle with disorders like anxiety, ADHD, depression and traumatic stress.

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Child Mind Institute News

2017 Child Advocacy Award Dinner

Caroline Miller

November 21, 2017

On the Monday before Thanksgiving, it was the Child Mind Institute’s chance to be grateful, as supporters filled Cipriani 42 Street for the eighth annual Child Advocacy Award Dinner.

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Child Mind Institute Events,

In The News

How to Talk to Children About Sexual Harassment

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

November 17, 2017

With sexual harassment in the news, it's tempting to avoid talking to kids about it. But that's a mistake. Here's why, and how, you should have this important conversation.

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Sex and Gender,

Child Mind Institute Events

Child Mind Institute Summit With Hillary Clinton

Caroline Miller

November 13, 2017

Secretary Hillary Clinton joined Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz for a Child Mind Institute summit on the mental health needs of children and adolescents, moderated by Willow Bay.

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Brain Development, Justice System, Mental Health, Public Policy,

Public Policy

Prioritize Children to Prevent Violence: On the Shoulders of Giants 2017

October 26, 2017

How we treat our children when they are young determines how they will treat us when they grow up.

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Child Mind Institute Events, In The News, Science and Research,

Science and Research

The Teen Brain and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Harry Kimball

October 18, 2017

The 2017 Children’s Mental Health Report looks at how brain development is responsible for normal teen behaviors and some serious challenges. Hannah's story illustrates how she got better with knowledge, acceptance, and honesty.

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In The News

Teen Anxiety: Front-Page News, Still in the Shadows

Harry Kimball

October 13, 2017

A New York Times article paints a compassionate picture of the adolescent anxiety epidemic. But far too many teens still don’t get help, particularly when they are poor or disruptive.

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Families in Crisis,

In The News

Instagram Takes Steps to Protect Mental Health

Caroline Miller

October 3, 2017

Spurred by reports that it is the worst social media platform for youth mental health, Instagram has rolled out tools to allow users to block specific commenters, and to anonymously report dangerous or suicidal posts.

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In The News

Talking to Kids About Charlottesville

August 17, 2017

After the deadly violence in the streets of Charlottesville, our  children need help understanding what these distressing events mean for our country. Even when the actions and opinions of others run counter to our values, kids need us to be clear about what we believe in.

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Pop Culture

Netflix’s ‘Atypical’ Splits Autism Community

Beth Arky

August 15, 2017

Not since 'Parenthood' has a TV show created such a stir in the autism community as Netflix’s new dramedy 'Atypical,' a coming-of-age series about a high school senior on the spectrum and his family.

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