For some, having college kids come home for the holidays is as joyous as seen one of those old holiday movies, with festive gatherings and delicious food.
Teens need to get enough rest to stay healthy, yet the number of hours they sleep each night is decreasing.
Sleep, or lack thereof, and technology often go hand in hand when it comes to school-aged kids. Is the smartphone or iPad keeping your kids up at night?
How is bipolar disorder treated in kids? Medications, psychotherapy, or both may help people recover from episodes, and may help to prevent future episodes.
Sometimes it's hard to tell if a child is just going through a phase, or if it's something more serious. Here are some symptoms of bipolar disorder in kids.
Most people feel happy and energized on some days, and less so on others. But if these mood changes are severe, it may be a sign of bipolar disorder.
If your teen is between ages 12 and 18, talk to a doctor about screening (testing) for depression. More than 1 in 10 teens has some signs of depression.
Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.
In key ways, the brain doesn't look like that of an adult until the early 20s.
A few minutes spent filling out a widely-accepted mental health assessment in a health care provider's waiting room could make a big difference for some teenagers suffering from depression.
Children and teenagers with bipolar disorder suffer from the illness differently than adults do.