About Mental Health
Understanding the Teen Brain
Parents need to realize the rational part of a teen's brain isn't fully developed and won't be until he or she is 25 years old or so.
Raising Kids with Self-Esteem
Research shows that adolescents who grow up with high self-esteem are far less likely to abuse drugs or drink, compared with children who grow up without much sense of self-worth.
Answers to Questions About Your Child's Mental Health
Children's mental health is as important as their physical health. Read on for helpful answers to common questions that can help you protect your child's mental health.
Knowing When to Seek Treatment for Your Child
Common symptoms of a potential emotional, behavioral, or developmental problem include poor grades in school, withdrawal from friends and family, and insomnia.
Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation for Children
A psychiatric evaluation looks at the child's behaviors, when those behaviors happen, and what impact those behaviors have on school, family, and other relationships.
Psychiatric Treatment Team
Team members may include a child and adolescent psychiatrist, a psychologist, a social worker, and a psychiatric nurse.

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