Depression in Young Children: Signs, Risk Factors and Intervention

“Can young children really have depression?” – is one of the most common questions mental health practitioners get. In fact, prevalence rates in the US have shown that about 3.2% of children aged 3-17 have a diagnosed depression (CDC, 2018). Of course, these prevalence rates do not include cases that haven’t been diagnosed and we […]

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Childhood Anxiety: Recognition & Quick Tips

Overview: The experience of anxiety during childhood is one of the most common mental health issues children face. These crippling worries about certain thoughts, ideas, experiences can have a big impact on a child’s overall well-being. Some of the most common anxiety triggers include but are not limited to a fear associated with social situations,

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Learning disabilities: awareness, recognition & action plan

Awareness Academic challenges might involve various different issues which include but are not limited to learning disabilities. Prevalence rates over the past couple of years have shown that a significant number of school-aged children have a diagnosable learning disability (NCES, National Center for Education Statistics, 2019). Unfortunately, a big portion of these students do not

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