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Helping kids deal with disappointment

There are some good approaches to take, and some to avoid, that can help us emerge from this with more skills to deal with life’s disappointments as they come.

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What is the correlation between weight and mental health?

Like other parts of the body, the brain can be affected negatively by excess weight.

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Dealing with depression and survivor’s guilt after tragedy

Survivors of mass tragedies are often more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts because of survivor’s guilt.

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Is it anxiety or acting out?

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, explains how anxiety can make children retreat or act out – and how parents can help prevent these disruptive or out-of-control behaviors.

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Thirteen Reasons Why: Talking to your teen about sexual assault

The best way for teens to report unwanted sexual contact is to identify a trusted adult and just tell them the truth and the facts of what happened.