Anxiety and Depression in Kids: Ask the Expert

Via Peters

A child can develop anxiety or depression at any age, though they’re more likely to be diagnosed as they get older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from 2016 to 2019, 9.4 percent of children between the ages of 3 and 17 had an anxiety disorder, […]

Expert offers advice on managing pandemic anxiety in children

Via Peters

Many anxiety treatments involve a very specific technique of actively avoiding what your brain is telling you to do. Photo by Simedblack/Pixabay Anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic is common among young children, and parents may wonder how to quell those concerns. An expert from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston […]

How to Cope With Eco-Anxiety: 5 Expert Tips

Via Peters

If you’re deeply concerned about the state of the planet — to the point that your anxieties are affecting your life or relationships — you have plenty of company. Increasingly, psychologists and other mental health experts are talking about “eco-anxiety,” which is a new-ish term for distress, fear, and other […]

Expert Tips on How to Help –

Via Peters

“Every Sunday night looks the same around our house,” says Christie, a mom of two. “Or rather, it sounds the same. My sixth-grade son will start moaning ‘I don’t wanna go to school tomorrow’ on repeat.”  The next morning, a reprise. “He complains that he doesn’t want to go to […]

How to Reduce Miscarriage Anxiety: Expert Advice

Via Peters

It’s natural to have a newfound sense of responsibility and protectiveness when you become pregnant. Which is why no matter how healthy your pregnancy is, worrying about miscarriage or pregnancy loss can quickly take hold. Miscarriage anxiety can be especially prevalent for those who may have previously experienced a loss […]