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Help your teen overcome depression

Help your teen overcome depression

I’m a big fan of a series of videos recently produced by the Child Mind Institute. This one does a nice job of explaining teen depression, which affects one in seven young people. You can hear more about the condition during a conversation I recently had with...
OCD: It’s real. It’s treatable.

OCD: It’s real. It’s treatable.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, affects approximately 1 million children. Take a look at this great video produced by the Child Mind Institute. As the organization writes, “Speaking up the first step to getting more kids the help they need.”
ADHD: Treat it early, change a young life

ADHD: Treat it early, change a young life

I’m a big fan of a series of videos produced by the Child Mind Institute, which writes: “Nearly 50 percent of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) never get treated. Early, effective care can change their lives.”
A trip to the garden center

A trip to the garden center

From the files of “Out of the Mouths of Babes” — and as recounted on my Facebook Wall to the delight of dozens of friends, who offered enthusiastic thumbs up: Christine Tatum is recovering from the trauma of visiting a garden center with her...

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