OCDWeek

Mark your calendars for OCD Awareness Week 2018!

Mark your calendars for OCD Awareness Week 2018!
October 7-13, 2018

What is OCD Awareness Week?

OCD Awareness Week is an international effort taking place during the second week in October each year to raise awareness and understanding about obsessive Read More

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What causes depression in children?

Depression Frequently Asked Questions from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.

Depression has no single cause. Both genetics and the environment play a role, and some children may be more likely to become depressed. Depression in children can … Read More

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Autism Frequently Asked Questions

What is Autism?

Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition which is usually diagnosed in the first 3 years of life. Generally parents become concerned when their child has delays in speech development, limited social relatedness, and restricted interests and activities. The … Read More

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Signs & Symptoms of OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often a long-lasting disorder in which a person has uncontrollable, reoccurring thoughts (obsessions), and behaviors (compulsions) that he or she feels the urge to repeat over and over.

People with OCD may have symptoms of obsessions, compulsions, … Read More

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National Suicide Prevention Week

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK

THE POWER OF CONNECTION

September 9 – 15, 2018

From the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention:

Although there is no single cause of suicide, one of the risks for suicide is social isolation, and there’s scientific … Read More

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Back to school anxiety / School refusal

While most kids can’t wait to show off their new wardrobe and school supplies, the thought of actually going back to school— or starting school for the first time— can cause some children to feel anxious to the point of … Read More

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