Category: Mental Health

5 ways to help kids cope with death

Two weeks after the death of her cocker spaniel, eight-year-old Jessica continued to sob herself to sleep.  “I understand feeling sad about the loss of a person, but this was only a pet,” said her mom. “Is this normal?” she … Continue reading

3 ways to promote your child’s mental health

The suicide of Robin Williams has brought attention to the fact that an estimated 750,000 people every year attempt to kill themselves. How can parents raise their children to help inoculate them from the demons that lead so many people … Continue reading

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