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It's hard to be a kid today

Is Mental Illness a Bigger Threat to Kids than Physical Illness?

 

For the first time in the half century that the US government has continuously collected data, the top 5 disabilities affecting US children are mental health problems rather than physical problems.

 
As parents, our children’s health ranks among our top priorities. When fall arrives and flu season begins, we notice every cough and feel for signs of fever. But how attuned are we to mental health symptoms in our kids? When do we first notice that our child may be suffering emotionally or engaging in behavior that is out of the ordinary? How can we tell if our children may be struggling and could benefit from psychological help?

 

For Lisa Firestone’s complete article, click here.

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