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What You Need to Know About the Suicide Prevention Hotline Changing to 988

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The number 988 is now a national suicide prevention hotline to provide support to those experiencing mental distress. Learn more here.

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How Gun Violence Affects Your Child and How to Support Their Mental Health

Gun violence is prevalent in the U.S. and the leading cause of death for children. Find out how you can help your child cope and feel safe.

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How to Support LGBTQIA+ Youth: Gender-Affirming Care and Resources

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Having just ONE accepting and affirming adult can change the life of an LGBTQIA+ youth. Learn ways to show your support today.

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What It’s Really Like to Foster Teens (And Why You Should Do It)

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Across the nation, outcomes for teens aging out of foster care are grim, and the need for loving families to foster teens continues to grow.

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Oprah Winfrey Examines Childhood Trauma and How to Treat It

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*Photo credit: 60 Minutes In the United States, an epidemic has been sweeping across the nation, being passed down from generation to generation and contributing to some of the worst […]

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

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Read this article to understand how you can continue helping a child after they discharge from a children’s psychiatric hospital.

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How to Support Children’s Mental Health During the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic can be an immense source of stress and fear in children and teens, just like with adults. While you can’t change COVID-19, you can create a positive […]

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Why Youth in Foster Care Are Vulnerable to Human Trafficking and How Caregivers Can Protect Them

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The sad reality is that there is a link between the foster care system and human trafficking. Any advocate of children, especially foster parents, need to be aware of the ways children in foster care are more susceptible to being trafficked.

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3 Levels of Behavioral and Mental Health Treatment for Children and Teens

Children's Mental Health

Learn about the types of mental health treatment for children and teens that can put your child on the path to mental health wellness.

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How to Set Limits and Consequences for Your Child

Parenting skill: Limit Setting

Limit setting is a skill used to discourage and prevent problem behaviors. When the child behaves inappropriately, then they earn a negative consequence.

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