Students Are Returning to School With Anxiety, Grief and Gaps in Social Skills – Will There Be Enough School Mental Health Resources?

It's estimated that more than 1 out of every 1,000 children in the U.S. lost a primary caregiver due to Covid-19

Your Wellness

Alcohol Companies Make $17.5 Billion a Year off of Underage Drinking, While Prevention Efforts Are Starved for Cash

Companies are making literally billions of dollars from the very behavior they say they want to prevent

Family & Caregiving

Can Schools Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students Now That Pfizer’s Shot Is Authorized for Kids 12 and Up?

The Food and Drug Administration has granted the first emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents. What comes next?

Prevention & Screenings

Vape Sellers Are Using Popular Music Videos to Promote E-Cigarettes to Young People – and It’s Working

Teens and young adults spend several hours a day looking at their phones and watching videos, many of which might contain product placements for vaping.

Your Health

When Can Kids Get the Covid-19 Vaccine? A Pediatrician Answers 5 Questions Parents Are Asking

Vaccine trials are just getting started for younger children. Here's what you need to know.

Prevention & Screenings

Your Child’s Vaccines: What You Need to Know About Catching Up During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Vaccination rates dropped by as much as 60% in some parts of the country due to COVID-19. It's time to get back on track

Prevention & Screenings

5 Things to Look For On a College Campus That Benefit Mental Health

Why it pays to take campus design into consideration when selecting a school.

Self-Care & Mental Health

African American Teens Face Mental Health Crisis but Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment

Black children and families need help to deal with the pervasive poverty and racism that surrounds them.

Access & Affordability

The Family Coach Answers: How to Guide Teens Through the Pandemic

A family therapist answers question about parenting through coronavirus.

Your Health

How to Parent Your Teen Through the Pandemic

With schools closed, teenagers are missing out on more than classroom learning. A family therapist weighs in on how parents can help them navigate their schoolwork and their emotions.

Your Health

A Mother's Guide to Her Daughter's Menstrual Health

When my daughters got their periods, I had to learn how to support them physically and emotionally.

Your Health

Dating and Sexual Health in the Teen Years

As if puberty isn't confusing enough, this is also the time in their lives that most teenagers start dating. With dating comes new concerns about emotional and sexual health.

Sexual Health

Why Children Need to Drink More Water

All of us know that water is essential for our bodies to properly function. And most of the time our kids need to drink more water.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Paving the Way for Puberty: A Guide for Parents of Teenage Girls

Here's a guide to what's going on behind the makeup, eye rolls, and tears so you know how to help your teen through the process as best you can.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

When children learn they have a long-term illness, such as diabetes or epilepsy, they're likely to suffer emotionally, too, a small study finds.

Pregnancy & Postpartum