Boston 25 News Gets Real Special: Kids and Mental Health
This Boston 25 special features Representative Marjorie Decker, our legislative partner in school-based behavioral health, and Amara Azubuike of Boston Children's Hospital and the Children's Mental Health Campaign!
Happily Family Free Online Conference
Mindful Parenting and Mental Wellness: Using Brain Science and Connection to Raise Resilient and Motivated Kids
This free virtual event attracts over 100 thousand mindful parents and professionals who work with children, from over 187 countries, to see how to use brain science and connection to raise resilient and motivated kids! You will receive cutting edge information about: the science of empathy, attachment, resilience, mindfulness, and play how to communicate effectively with kids how to help kids handle their feelings how to work effectively with kids during times of conflict
Child Mind Institute 2021 Children’s Mental Health Report
In this report, Child Mind Institute examines the growing body of research on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health, including the results of a survey of thousands of parents conducted by the Child Mind Institute. Initial findings supported the idea that children and adults alike were experiencing higher levels of emotional distress.
About 70% of both children and adults reported some degree of mental discomfort, resulting in loneliness, irritability or fidgetiness.