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Aug 27, 2019, 4:14 PM
The drive for success is affecting children at an increasingly early age with young people feeling the pressure to achieve better grades, excel on standardized college admission tests, and outperform their peers, whether it be in academics or…
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Jun 14, 2019, 11:07 AM
Skin picking and hair pulling can be signs of very serious disorders. The habits are an effort to alleviate stress, escape from anxiety, attempt to correct a perceived flaw, or as an automatic response to tension. Dr. Brenda Bailey, PhD, details how…
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May 17, 2019, 3:08 PM
Do you remember how you felt when you first started attending school? How about when you transitioned to high school? For some students, that stress doesn’t go away quite so easily and may lead to a deeper struggle.
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Dec 14, 2018, 2:00 PM
School can be a stressful time for children and teens, and kids experience stress at increased levels for a variety of reasons. Anxiety is something that everyone experiences, but when it starts to disrupt someone’s life, it’s time to seek help from…
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Nov 12, 2018, 11:07 AM
The practice of “mindfulness” is becoming more commonplace as part of mental health treatment as research demonstrates that mindfulness helps reduce anxiety and depression.
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Sep 12, 2018, 1:24 PM
Every day teachers, guidance counselors, and school social workers encounter students struggling with anxiety. We discuss the warning signs and how educators and parents can work together to help children who are suffering.
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