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Talking to Kids About Mental Illness

Kids are very intelligent and naturally curious. If you or someone in your family struggles with a mental illness, there is a good chance that your child has some understanding of what that means. It is important to have conversations about mental health with children early, as confusion, misunderstanding, and misinterpretation can cause them a significant amount of distress. For example, if a parent … Read More Talking to Kids About Mental Illness


COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health

How has COVID-19 affected children? COVID-19 has robbed children and adolescents of predictability, which is an important stabilizing factor in daily life for kids. Uncertainty, social isolation, parental stress, etc. all have an impact on the mental health of our children, especially those with previously diagnosed mental health conditions. There are many new worries that children are now faced with including whether or not … Read More COVID-19 and Children’s Mental Health


Hallucinations in Children

A hallucination is an experience of sensing something that is not actually there. There are several different types of hallucinations: auditory, visual, and tactile. Auditory hallucinations are the most common type of hallucinations. There are many reasons children experience hallucinations. This is why when it comes to discussing hallucinations in children, context is important. Hallucinations in children is fairly common and isn’t always pathological. Hallucinations … Read More Hallucinations in Children