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    Healthy Minds Need ...

  • Understanding how your child experiences social pressure

    Understanding how your child experiences social pressure

  • The 5 emotions you should talk about with your child

    The 5 emotions you should talk about with your child

  • How to help your child cope with school safety anxiety

    How to help your child cope with school safety anxiety

  • The benefits of play: Why the playground is essential to a child's development

    The benefits of play: Why the playground is essential to a child's development

  • Conversation Starters: How to get your child to open up

    Conversation Starters: How to get your child to open up

  • Put down the tech: How to help your child be present in a world of constant stimulation

    Put down the tech: How to help your child be present in a world of constant stimulation

Tips and Stories for Living Well

How to help your child cope with stress and anxiety

Like many adults, children are also subject to experiencing high levels of stress and anxiety, especially during the school year. How can you help? We talk to Jennifer Evans, mental health clinician with Anne Arundel Medical Center’s (AAMC) Psychiatric Day Hospital, on the signs to look out for and how can you help your child create his or her own “toolbox” to develop the skills necessary to cope with stress and anxiety.

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Put down the tech: How to help your child be present in a world of constant stimulation

Our phones are a big part of our lives. Sometimes, it even feels like they’re an extension of our hand — placing us at the mercy of whomever calls, texts or tags us next. Those posts and messages, despite our best attempts, alter our mood and decisions. What’s more concerning is the fact that kids are just as digitally connected, and are displaying a similar, sometimes more extreme, shift in behavior as a result.

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