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How youth marijuana, alcohol use impacts life
Talking early with your children about the risks of marijuana and alcohol use may prevent the first use. Get tips to start a conversation about avoiding substance use.
Supporting children through times of grief
Like adults, children vary in expression and experience of grief. There is no right or wrong way to grieve. Learn how to talk to children about grief and model healthy ways of grieving.
What is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder?
ADHD affects roughly 5.7 million children ages 6–17 and may lead to struggles with anxiety or depression and behavior problems. Learn the different types of ADHD and when to consider evaluation.
Fostering resiliency in children
Resiliency is the ability to become strong, healthy or successful after something bad happens. Learn how you can provide support and help build resiliency when children face bullying, illness or divorce.
Helping children feel safe
In the aftermath of gun violence, you may ask how you can help your children feel safe or reassure yourself that your children are safe. Here's how.
Link between autism and vaccination debunked
Some parents don't have their children vaccinated because they fear immunizations lead to autism. Learn about a study that debunks this myth and the importance of vaccines.
Children and screen time: How much is too much?
Experts recommend limiting children's screen time. Consider the effects of too much screen time, and discover how to reduce it using these simple steps.
5 tips to manage ADHD in children
ADHD affects millions of children. Learn about the subtypes, treatment and 5 behavioral strategies to help your child be successful.
5 ways slimming screen time is good for your health
How much time do you and your family members spend on a screen? Are you missing out on something else important to you? Learn about the many benefits of cutting down on screen time.
Practical ways to raise confident kids
Confident children believe in themselves and can face new challenges without fear. Learn why these are essential for a happy life and how parents can communicate self-worth using these 5 messages.
Infants have mental health needs, too
The mental health of infants is as important as physical health. Early intervention is essential to preventing mental health disorders. Learn about warning signs and when to seek help.
6 tips to reduce children's screen time
Children are on screens during the school day more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are 6 tips to help trim screen time when they're not in school.