The Decline of Play and Rise in Children’s Mental Disorders

Rates of depression and anxiety among young people in America have been increasing steadily for the past 50 to 70 years. Today,...

Protect the Mental Health of Students and Teachers

As February comes to an end, we’ve been reflecting on the important movements in education highlighted this month. The Black Lives Matter...

How Mother’s Day Came Our Way

Throughout history, mothers and motherhood have enjoyed a place of honor. But an annual ritual of thanking Mom with feasts, festivals, and flowers? That's...

TIME FOR A CAMP REVIVAL: The Return of Nature Camps and...

With summer just around the corner, this is the time that many families start to think about summer camps....

Raped and Forgotten — Why We Must End the Backlog of...

She arrived at Swedish Medical Center in Ballard in spring 2014. She was bleeding and disoriented. She had just been raped. She...

Reaching Out to Save Lives: Destigmatizing Mental Health Disorders in America’s...

Living with a mental illness is driving down the road blindfolded at 90 knowing you’re going to crash but not being able to...

When All Else Fails, We Must Protect Childhood

Thank you all for attending the Thomas H. Wright Lecture, which serves as the keynote for the “Empowering Teachers Program” at Sarah...

Risk, Fear, and Freedom: a Plea to Parents

Children hunger for a taste of freedom. They are strongly driven to get to grips with the people, places and things around...

U.K. Doctors Call for Caution in Children’s Use of Screens and...

LONDON — With even Silicon Valley worrying about the effect of technology exposure on young people, Britain’s top doctors on Thursday issued...

Healing our Children: Insights on Trauma-informed Practices in Education

Toxic stress and trauma have an enormous impact on children’s development and learning. Understanding the nuances and nature of trauma can help...

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