Tag Archives: Adolescent Mental Health

Adolescents in Middle School: Part 2

Originally posted March 12, 2010 and has been updated By: Philippe Rey, Psy.D. Executive Director Let’s take a look at data from the California Adolescent Health Collaborative,¬†which sheds light on issues affecting adolescents during the ages they are in middle school. Source:¬†http://www.californiateenhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Mental_Health_Fact_Sheet.pdf Major depression strikes about 1 in 12 adolescents. Among those adolescents that develop […]

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Encourage your Teen to Unplug and Get Out Doors This Summer

For many adolescents school is over and summer has begun. This might mean more time for them to do what they love like sports or summer camp, or days of unstructured vegging in front of their screen of choice. Parent advocate Sue Scheff encourages parents to have their child to get 60 minutes a day […]

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May 9th is National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day

May 9th, 2013 is the National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day and SAMHSA wants everyone to participate. National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is a key strategy of the Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health Campaign, which is part of the Public Awareness and Support Strategic Initiative by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services […]

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