Drugs and Alcohol

When Substance Use and Mental Health Collide

February 14, 2019

Getting help for a young person with a mental health disorder or a substance problem is hard. It’s even harder when these disorders occur in the same person.

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Child Mind Institute News

Don’t Force a Choice Between Child Mental Health and Immigration Status

December 19, 2018

Child Mind Institute executive director Elizabeth Planet submits a public comment on proposed federal immigration rules that could have disastrous effects on access to mental health care

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Child Mind Institute Events

9th Annual Child Advocacy Award Dinner

Caroline Miller

November 20, 2018

The Child Mind Institute celebrated a year of growth and announced a major expansion last night at the 9th annual Child Mind Institute Child Advocacy Award Dinner.

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Child Mind Institute Events

2018 On the Shoulders of Giants Scientific Symposium

October 19, 2018

The Child Mind Institute's 8th On the Shoulders of Giants symposium celebrating Felton "Tony" Earls, MD, was an inspiring meditation on mentorship and the potential of children

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Science and Research,

Mental Health

Top 5 Questions for Parents to Ask Kids

Rae Jacobson

October 8, 2018

Advice from our clinicians about checking in on your child's mental health, in honor of 2018 World Mental Health Day.

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Speak Up for Kids

Understanding Anxiety in Children and Teens

October 1, 2018

This essay from Child Mind Institute president Harold S. Koplewicz, MD and Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) board president Beth Salcedo, MD is a companion to “Understanding Anxiety,” the Child Mind Institute’s 2018 Children’s Mental Health Report.

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Child Mind Institute News

Social Media in an Anxious Age

September 26, 2018

This essay from Common Sense Media president Jim Steyer is a companion to "Understanding Anxiety," the Child Mind Institute's 2018 Children's Mental Health Report.

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Speak Up for Kids,

Child Mind Institute News

Anxiety in Schools

September 26, 2018

This essay from National Association of School Psychologists past-president John Kelly, PhD, is a companion to "Understanding Anxiety," the Child Mind Institute's 2018 Children's Mental Health Report.

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Speak Up for Kids,

Public Policy

Separating Families and Creating Trauma

Harold S. Koplewicz, MD

June 18, 2018

What we are witnessing at the Mexican border is the widespread traumatization of children of all ages, and it must stop.

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In The News,

#MyYoungerSelf

#MyYoungerSelf – Thank You.

Thanks to all the 2018 #MyYoungerSelf participants for opening up and being a new breed of role model for kids who struggle with mental health and learning disorders:

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