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How to Talk About Mental Health With Your Kids

Many parents think that addressing mental health can be uncomfortable or unnecessary — but 13% to 20% of children struggle with a mental health disorder in any given year, and the pandemic has only made mental health challenges more common in people of all ages. Whether you think your child is struggling with their mental health or not, it’s essential to address the topic when they’re still young. Learning how to teach your kids about mental health is a huge responsibility, but also an integral part of being a supportive parent.

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What Is Infant Mental Health? 

When we think about babies, we’re usually concerned with their most physical needs. After all, babies do a lot of sleeping, eating, and pooping! But as a newborn grows, their mental health needs grow too. They express themselves in ways beyond crying and they need support to build social and emotional health. 

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When is the Right Time to See a Therapist?

It’s a sad fact of life that so many people look down on therapy or the people who have it. The reality is that a quarter of the planet has some sort of mentally related issue during their lives. It’s important to not see ourselves as failures or weak if we feel we need some extra help. In what circumstances should one seek help from a therapist rather than just a friend or family member? That’s what this article is all about.