I Work with Kids. Here’s Why They’re Consumed with Anxiety.

While on a youth retreat with my church a few months ago, I asked about 10 kids, ages 13 to 18, to...

APA Issues First-ever Guidelines for Practice with Men and Boys

For the first time ever, APA is releasing guidelines to help psychologists work with men and boys. At first...

Teachers Are Problem Solvers

The primary job of the teacher is problem-solving. I’ll try to explain, but if you are a teacher and that doesn’t make sense you...

Teens are Anxious and Depressed, and Turning to the School Nurse...

A few hours into the first day of school, a young man entered the nurse’s office at Libertyville High School complaining of stomach pains. The...

Some Schools Want To Replace Armed Guards With Therapists, & It’s...

The topic of armed security or police in schools has always been one of great debate. Now, following some national push to arm teachers...

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. The new requirement is part of a...

Examining Hospitals’ Role in Preventing Youth Suicide

Did you know that nearly one in ten high school students in the United States has attempted suicide and more young people die from...

I’m a Teen: How Can I Tell Who’s Joking, Who’s Crying...

The nation’s conversation about mental illness and school shootings has changed the way I listen to my classmates. It’s changed the way I read and...

Teens’ Brains May Be Molded by Living With Neighborhood Violence

Flinching as a gunshot whizzes past your window. Covering your ears when a police car races down your street, sirens blaring. Walking past a...

House Bill Tackling Opioid Epidemic Emphasizes Needs of Affected Children

On Friday, June 22, the House of Representatives passed H. R. 6, SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, by a vote of 396 –...

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